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The Rose Tattoo

The Rose Tattoo

The Rose Tattoo is a Tennessee Williams play. It opened on Broadway in February 1951, and the film adaptation was released in 1955. It tells the story of an Italian-American widow in Louisiana who has allowed herself to withdraw from the world after her husband's death, and expects her daughter to do the same. The Broadway play starred Maureen Stapleton and Eli Wallach both of whom recreated their roles for a 1953 hour-long radio adaptation on the program Best Plays. Recordings of the radio drama exist in archives and private collections. The film was adapted by Williams and Hal Kanter and directed by Daniel Mann, starring Anna Magnani, Burt Lancaster, Marisa Pavan and Jo Van Fleet. On ... more on Wikipedia

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