I was struck when I heard about the movie -- and again after I saw it -- by the similarities of its storyline to that of 'Driving Miss Daisy', in which Morgan Freeman plays a chauffeur to Jessica Tandy
's Daisy Wortham, an elderly Jewish widow living in segregated Atlanta.
1947: Tennessee Williams's play A Streetcar Named Desire was premiered on Broadway with Marlon Brando and Jessica Tandy
in the leading roles.
1947: Tennessee Williams's play A Streetcar Named Desire was premiered on Broadway with Marlon Brando (above) and Jessica Tandy
in the leading roles.
Sci-fi fantasy, starring Jessica Tandy
and Hume Cronyn.
There's a 71-year age gap between the Globes' oldest and youngest winners-80-year-old Jessica Tandy
for 'Driving Miss Daisy' in 1990 and 9-year-old Ricky Schroder for 'The Champ' in 1980.
will win a Tony for her performance as Blanche DuBois, and Marlon Brando will later recreate his portrayal of Stanley Kowalski in the 1951 film adaptation.
In 1973, he starred in the stage play "Warp." Ten years later, he appeared in the revival of "The Glass Menagerie" alongside Oscar winner Jessica Tandy
, according to (http://www.eonline.com/news/873725/home-alone-star-john-heard-s-cause-of-death-revealed) E!
In 1990, ''Driving Miss Daisy'' won the Academy Award for best picture; its star, Jessica Tandy
, was named best actress.
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- need help to save their building from demolition.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Alfred Uhry, which inspired the Oscar-winning film starring Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy
, is the charming and poignant tale of the unlikely friendship that develops between Miss Daisy and her black chauffeur Hoke.
Alfred Hitchcock's thriller, based on a Daphne du Maurier short story, starring Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy
, Suzanne Pleshette, Veronica Cartwright, Ethel Griffies, Charles McGraw, Ruth McDevitt, Lonny Chapman, Malcolm Atterbury and Alfred Hitchcock.
Two years later, the play was made into a film with Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy
. Uhry received an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay while the film was awarded Best Picture.