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The Glass Menagerie Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jane Wyman, Kirk Douglas, Gertrude Lawrence, Arthur Kennedy

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Laura Wingfield (Wyman) is a painfully shy young woman who is sheltered by her mother (Lawrence). One day, her brother, Tom, (Kennedy) brings home a friend (Douglas) who shows some interest in Laura, but can Laura leave behind the only place that she's known the comforting shelter of her home and her collection of delicate glass animals -- for a relationship with a real man? Will her mother permit her to have a gentleman caller?
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Based on the play by Tennessee Williams.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Lover is...    -   socially awkward

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Is this movie based on a    -   play

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