amy merrickliving in

living in: cat on a hot tin roof

by amym

The first time I saw Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, my jaw was on the floor. Liz Taylor and Paul Newman absolutely smolder, smoke and burst into flame as an unhappily married couple imprisoned by circumstance at the family’s Mississippi plantation. Tennessee Williams sets a stage like no other, and the movie adaptation of his play sweats with sloshy, southern privilege that grabs and doesn’t let go.

1. Pearl Clip-On Earrings, $24; 2. Antik Batik Bowie Dress, $326; 3. Mercury Glass Container, $70; 4. European Mirror, $249; 5. Baker’s Jar, $28; 6. Sloane Sofa, $3,600; 7. Wooden Crutches, $13; 8. Whiskey Set, $20; 9. Gold Leaf Sconce, $396

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Through a hazy bourbon hangover, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof plays the gracious southern hostess well. A big, beautiful plantation home gleams with wrap-around porches, trees drip with Spanish moss and well-manicured lawns host lantern-filled parties. For just a single night with Paul Newman, I’d gleefully endure the hangover, too.

1. Accordion Lantern, $4 for 6; 2. Wire Cupcake Stand, $34; 3. Monogrammed Tumblers, $68; 4. Living Spanish Moss, $3; 5. Banda Armchair, $298; 6. Cupcake Lip Balm Set, $8; 7. Birthday Candles, $3; 8. Gold Hurricane Candles, $300 for a set of 3; 9. Patent Leather Belt, $3.50; 10. Sugar Ice Cream Cones, $21

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