Stella erupts in anger over Stanley's cruelty after he states that he has also told Mitch about the rumours, but the fight is cut short as she goes into labor and is sent to the hospital. Finally, he tells her that they need each other and should be together.
Blanche suggests that she and Stella contact a millionaire named Shep Huntleigh for help escaping from New Orleans; when Stella laughs at her, Blanche reveals that she is completely broke.
The doctor approaches and helps Blanche up. Stanley overhears the conversation but keeps silent. Blanche resists, but Stanley uses his physical strength to overcome her, and he carries her to bed.
Blanche spurns Stanley, and things grow contentious.
His courteous manner sets him apart from Stanley's other friends. Soon after her arrival, Stanley has a poker night with his friends where Blanche meets Mitch. When the next scene begins, about one month has passed. Blanche is in the bath, and Stanley plays poker with his buddies in the front room.
Blanche is bewildered that Stella would go back to her abusive husband after such violence. She says that she has taken a leave of absence from her job due to her nerves.
In a surprisingly sincere heart-to-heart discussion with Mitch, Blanche reveals the greatest tragedy of her past. But Stanley grabs at some of her private papers that she is holding back, and they cascade to the floor. For a birthday present, he gives her a one-way bus ticket back to Laurel.
This film's plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. Grey later committed suicide when Blanche told him she was disgusted with him.
Later, Stanley returns from the hospital to find Blanche even more drunk. As Blanche waits at home alone, Mitch arrives and confronts Blanche with the stories that Stanley has told him.
The pulsing music indicates that Stanley rapes Blanche. But Stanley grabs at some of her private papers that she is holding back, and they cascade to the floor.
As the weeks pass into months, the tension rises between Blanche and Stanley. Mitch meets Blanche outside of the Kowalski flat and comforts her in her distress.
Stanley explodes in a drunken rage, striking Stella, and sending his friends running, while Blanche and Stella flee to the upstairs neighbor, Eunice. Stanley and his friends fight to subdue Blanche, while Eunice holds Stella back to keep her from interfering.
Blanche has a soft-spoken manner; Stanley is rough and loud. Stanley later questions Blanche about her earlier marriage. In an emotional monologue, she urges her sister to leave Stanley. His performance was so memorable that many theaters to this day refuse to produce Streetcar on the grounds that any actor trying to portray Stanley Kowalski would inevitably be written off as a lesser version of Brando.
But the fight is cut short, as she tells Stanley to take her to the hospital; the baby is coming. Blanche discloses that the family estate, Belle Reve, has been lost to creditors, and that she wants to stay with Stella and Stanley for a while.
Stanley, worried that he has been cheated out of an inheritance, demands to know what happened to Belle Reve, once a large plantation and the DuBois family home.
Williams believed that casting Brando, who was young for the part as it was originally conceived, would evolve Kowalski from being a vicious older man to someone whose unintentional cruelty can be attributed to youthful ignorance.
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It is no wonder that this epic play was made into a fine classic film with Marlon Brando as Stanley and Vivien Leigh as Blanche/5().
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