When Marlon Brando passed away, I rifled through the local and national newspapers wondering if I would find "The Fugitive Kind" in his filmography. Of course, I wasn't entirely surprised when over 3/4 of the newspapers that I had did not list this great film; it is an equally remarkable and unusual film and I would bet that it was probably panned by the critics of its time just as it was, sadly, overlooked in Brando's week of obituary and tributes.
In the early 1990s,"The Fugitive Kind" was broadcast at least twice per week on a nearby secondary public television station and, for a while, I was only able to pick it up in the middle. When, finally, I knew the title I phoned my favorite video store and ordered a copy on VHS. The film easily places in the top of my collection for all the right variety of reasons: outstanding writing, casting, acting, lighting, filming, subject, setting, redeeming social value, etc. I am delighted to have, at last, a widescreen copy on DVD. "The Fugitive Kind" --truly a must see film. Enjoy!