modest Jane Wyman is beautifully sensitive in the role of the crippled and timid daughter who finds escape in her menagerie of glass, and Arthur Kennedy is intriguingly caustic as the incredibly long-suffering son. He is our eye into the Wingfields' situation. Burks' fluid camera, however, avoids a stagey look to the production." 7 Film critic Leslie Halliwell gave the film warm praise: 'Fluent and good-looking production, memorable performances' 8 References edit a b c The Glass Menagerie at Turner Classic Movies "Top Grosses of 1950". Williams' electric scenes and lines. Miss Lawrence and the screenplay make her a farcically exaggerated shrew with the zeal of a burlesque comedian to see her diffident daughter wed. The play later was adapted twice for television, in 1966 with Shirley Booth, Barbara Loden, Pat Hingle, and Hal Holbrook, and in 1973 with Katharine Hepburn, Joanna Miles, Sam Waterston, and Michael Moriarty. Jeanne Crain and, ethel Barrymore for the roles of Laura and Amanda. Which seems to have been director Newman's intention.
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Laura blossoms during Jims visit, flattered by his attention. Tom is Williams' surrogate. 4 references found in Britannica articles. The fire escape is most closely linked to Tom's character and to the theme of escape. But two critics loved the show, and returned almost nightly to monitor the production. Concerned about her daughter, a shy loner who is training to be a secretary, but whose real interest is her collection of glass animal figurines, Amanda urges Tom to bring home a friend who might be interested in dating his sister. Production edit, producer Charles. 1 Bankhead was Irving's first choice, he wrote of her screen test: "I was absolutely floored by her performance.
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