By Steve Daly
Updated May 20, 1994 at 04:00 AM EDT
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This Property is Condemned

type
  • Movie

It’s a shame that post-’50s Tennessee Williams film adaptations depended so often on the kindness of strangers. The script for This Property Is Condemned was ”suggested” by a Williams one-act and cowritten by Francis Coppola. Natalie Wood, achingly expressive as a rooming-house flirt pushed into virtual whoredom by her mother, makes a fine Blanche DuBois clone. But if you really want to see Williams articulate the link between spurned love and promiscuity, get A Streetcar Named Desire. C+

This Property is Condemned

type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 110 minutes
director
  • Sydney Pollack

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