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Marty

1955

MARTY (1955) was one of the first feature films to be based on a television production. Writer Paddy Chayefsky noted that the character “Marty” was inspired by a friend who was a “lonely bachelor.” The film marked Ernest Borgnine’s first major sympathetic film role, and it went on to earn him an Oscar® for Best Actor… Learn more at the AFI Catalog

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