Tea and Sympathy
Tea and Sympathy (1957)

1956's Tea and Sympathy is a diluted filmization of Robert Anderson's Broadway play. The original production was considered quite daring in its attitudes towards homosexuality (both actual and alleged) and marital infidelity; the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 1, 1957
DVD Release Date: November 28, 1990
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Emanuel Levy

Though stale, betraying its theatrical origins (Kazan did it on stage), Minnelli's version still reflects the sexual and social anxieties of the McCarthy era as well as of his own life.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Remarkable early report on The War on Homosexuals.

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