PG | | Drama
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.
Jessica Tandy was originally slated to play Blanche, after creating the role on Broadway. The role was given to Vivien Leigh, after Olivia de Havilland refused it, since Leigh had more box-office appeal. de Havilland turned down the role because her-then husband Marcus Goodrich advised ... ...
Can I help you, ma'am?
Blanche DuBois: Why, they told me to take a streetcar named Desire and then transfer to one called Cemetery and ride six blocks and get off at Elysian Fields.
Stanley says that Louisiana utilizes the Napoleonic Code (which was promulgated a year after the Louisiana Purchase). Actually, Louisiana uses as its private law the Louisiana Civil Code. Although it is similar to the Napoleonic Code, it has always been the controlling legal authority in the state.
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