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Marty (1955)

3 Ratings: 5.0
Drama movie directed by Delbert Mann

Originally broadcast as a 50-minute drama onPhilco Television Playhousein 1953,Martyensured Paddy Chayefsky's status as one of the greatest writers of television's golden age. When Chayefsky, director Delbert Mann, and actor Ernest Borgnine reunited … see full wiki

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Director: Delbert Mann
3 reviews about Marty (1955)
review by . April 26, 2012
   Marty (Ernest Borgnine) is a fat, middle-aged butcher with a heart full of pain. He's been looking for a girl every Saturday night of his life and always gets his heart broken.  Still, Marty agrees to go to a dance hall when his pal assures him there'll be "a loada tomatas" there.      I love this movie. It really is as good as the hype. It's a national treasure, in that it icaptured the lives of common folk in 1950s New York and it's …
review by . February 04, 2005
posted in Movie Hype
Everyone in the world is looking for love. Children seek love from the parents and friends. High school girls desire a boy to love them. Husband and wives long to love each other. Sometimes this desire is met. Many times it is not. The movies are filled with this universal search. But very often it is sloppily done.    Not so in MARTY. MARTY is one of the most rare films ever to come out of Hollywood. It was made in a period in which the studios seemed to churn out one great …
review by . June 26, 2003
Lets forget just for a momnet the fine performances of all of the cast in this picture.Lets forget for a moment the theme of the picture of loneliness and peer pressure.Lets forget that I think Borgnine is one of the most underated actors ever. I think that I have never failed to enjoy him from the old McHales Navy series, to the Vikings, to Escape from NY.The thing that makes this this movie great is the Italian family and how they are written.My grandparents were born in the old country. My mother …
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