Marjorie Morningstar

  • 1958
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Herman Wouk wrote a very Jewish novel, and the producers felt that it just might have been too ethnic for the general public, so they cast Irish-as-Paddy's-Pig Kelly in the male lead and Russian-French Wood as the heroine. Danny Kaye was originally penciled in to play the role but declined, so Kelly got the nod. There was a lot of flack from the studio...read more

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01:30 — Herman Wouk's account of the experiences of a doomed-to-struggle actress in New York City. Fine cast, with some affecting romantic chemistry between K (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Herman Wouk wrote a very Jewish novel, and the producers felt that it just might have been too ethnic for the general public, so they cast Irish-as-Paddy's-Pig Kelly in the male lead and Russian-French Wood as the heroine. Danny Kaye was originally pencile… (more)

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