The Catered Affair

  • 1956
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

This eminently watchable misfire divides amateur and professional critics alike. The adaptation by Gore Vidal from Chayefsky's brilliant teleplay concerns a poor Bronx husband and wife wrangling over expenses for their beloved daughter's wedding. Following his triumph in another Chayefsky teleplay-to-screenplay effort, MARTY, the previous year, Borgnine...read more

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02:25 — Aggie Hurley (Bette Davis) is making up for a lifetime of making do. Her daughter Jane (Debbie Reynolds) is going to have a lavish wedding - even if J (more…)

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  • Review: This eminently watchable misfire divides amateur and professional critics alike. The adaptation by Gore Vidal from Chayefsky's brilliant teleplay concerns a poor Bronx husband and wife wrangling over expenses for their beloved daughter's wedding. Following… (more)

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