Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a 1958 American drama film directed by Richard Brooks. It is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Tennessee Williams adapted by Richard Brooks and James Poe. One of the top-ten box office hits of 1958, the film stars Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman and Burl Ives. Late one night, a drunken Brick Pollitt is out trying to recapture his glory days of high school sports by leaping hurdles on a track field, dreaming about his moments as a youthful athlete. Unexpectedly, he falls, leaving him dependent on a crutch. Brick, along with his wife, Maggie...
|Release date:||September 18, 1958|
|Directed by:||Richard Brooks|
|Music by:||Charles Wolcott|
|Cinematography:||William H. Daniels|
|Screenplay by:||Richard Brooks, James Poe|
|Adapted from:||Cat on a Hot Tin Roof|