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Release Date: April 11, 1955

Year    :   1955
Slogan    :   «It's the love story of an unsung hero!»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   United Artists, Hecht-Lancaster Productions
Director    :   Delbert Mann
Producers    :   Burt Lancaster, Harold Hecht, Paddy Chayefsky, Betty Pagel
Writers    :   Paddy Chayefsky
RunTime    :   90 mins.
Budget    :   343000
Revenue    :   3000000

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.

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