Event: 'Silver Screen Classic: Marty' Print
Date: Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Silver Screen Classic: Marty

Sunday, March 24, 2:00 pm, Chiego Lecture Hall


Celebrate realism and Surrealism with the McNay’s Silver Screen Classic Film Series. Rosebud; a young Veronica Lake; a Dalí dream sequence; a lovelorn butcher; and paralyzing acrophobia fill the screen.

■ 1:00 pm Tour of Real/Surreal: Selection from the Whitney Museum of American Art

■ 1:30 pm Classic concessions

■ 2:00 pm Feature film: Marty

A cheerful, yet socially awkward butcher Marty Piletti (Ernest Borgnine) lives at home with his mother in the Bronx. Marty discovers how much he has in common with Clara, a plain school teacher. Afraid of living alone, his mother belittles Clara and discourages the match. U.S. 1955. English, 90 minutes, B/W. Not rated.


Free with museum admission. Some films may not be appropriate for all audiences.

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