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Marty (1955)

NR 90 min - Drama, Romance - 11 April 1955
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Marty, a butcher who lives in the Bronx with his mother is unmarried at 34. Good-natured but socially awkward he faces constant badgering from family and friends to get married but has reluctantly resigned himself to bachelorhood. Marty meets Clara, an unattractive school teacher, realising their emotional connection, he promises to call but family and friends try to convince him not to.

Director:  Delbert Mann
Stars:  Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti, Augusta Ciolli, Joe Mantell, Karen Steele, Jerry Paris, James Bell, John Beradino, Charles Cane, Paddy Chayefsky, John Dennis, Walter Kelley, Doris Kemper, John Milford, Silvio Minciotti, Robin Morse, Kathleen Mulqueen, George Nardelli, Jerry Orbach, Edwin Rochelle, Glenn Strange, Frank Sutton, Hal Taggart, Minerva Urecal, Alan Wells, Waclaw Rekwart

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Marty, a butcher who lives in the Bronx with his mother is unmarried at 34. Good-natured but socially awkward he faces constant badgering from family and friends to get married but has reluctantly resigned himself to bachelorhood. Marty meets Clara, an unattractive school teacher, realising their emotional connection, he promises to call but family and friends try to convince him not to.



Tagline: EVERYBODY'S RAVING ABOUT

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  11 April 1955

Box Office

Budget:  $343,000
Revenue:  $3,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  United Artists, Hecht-Lancaster Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 30 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR — Ernest Borgnine {“Marty Pilletti”} – WON
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Joe Mantell {“Angie”}
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Betsy Blair {“Clara Snyder”}
ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White) — Art Direction: Edward S. Haworth, Walter Simonds; Set Decoration: Robert Priestley
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White) — Joseph LaShelle
DIRECTING — Delbert Mann – WON
BEST MOTION PICTURE — Harold Hecht, Producer  – WON
WRITING (Screenplay) — Paddy Chayefsky – WON


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