Marty (1955)

Release Date: 1955-04-11

Runtime: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Genre(s): Drama, Romance

Language(s): English


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.

Cast 28
Ernest Borgnine - Marty Piletti
Betsy Blair - Clara Snyder
Esther Minciotti - Mrs. Theresa Piletti
Augusta Ciolli - Aunt Catherine
Joe Mantell - Angie
Karen Steele - Virginia
Jerry Paris - Tommy
James Bell - Mr. Snyder (uncredited)
John Beradino - Man in Bar (uncredited)
Charles Cane - Lou - Bartender (uncredited)
Paddy Chayefsky - Leo (uncredited)
John Dennis - Andy (uncredited)
Walter Kelley - The Kid (uncredited)
Doris Kemper - Bit Role (uncredited)
John Milford - (uncredited)
Silvio Minciotti - Butcher (uncredited)
Robin Morse - Joe (uncredited)
Kathleen Mulqueen - Irish Lady Talking in Bar (uncredited)
George Nardelli - Bar Patron (uncredited)
Jerry Orbach - Ballroom Extra (uncredited)
Edwin Rochelle - Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Glenn Strange - Bit Role (uncredited)
Frank Sutton - Ralph (uncredited)
Hal Taggart - Churchgoer Extra (uncredited)
Minerva Urecal - Mrs. Rosari (uncredited)
Alan Wells - Jerry (uncredited)
Waclaw Rekwart - Bar Patron (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey - Man on Church Steps
Production 4
Burt Lancaster - Producer
Paddy Chayefsky - Associate Producer
Harold Hecht - Producer
Betty Pagel - Casting Associate
Directing 2
Delbert Mann - Director
Paul Helmick - Assistant Director
Writing 1
Paddy Chayefsky - Screenplay
Crew 3
Roger Heman Sr. - Sound Recordist
John K. Kean - Sound Recordist
George Bassman - Additional Music
Sound 3
Roy Webb - Original Music Composer
Robert G. Carlisle - Sound Effects Editor
Robert G. Carlisle - Music Editor
Camera 1
Joseph LaShelle - Director of Photography
Art 3
Ted Haworth - Art Direction
Walter M. Simonds - Art Direction
Robert Priestley - Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up 4
Norma Koch - Costume Design
Agnes Flanagan - Hairstylist
Robert J. Schiffer - Makeup Artist
Rudolph Liszt - Makeup Artist
Editing 1
Alan Crosland, Jr. - Editorial Services

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