Marty script
Marty (1955)
Synopsis: This acclaimed romantic drama follows the life of Marty Piletti (Ernest Borgnine), a stout bachelor butcher who lives with his mother (Esther Minciotti) in the Bronx. Always unlucky in love, Marty reluctantly goes out to a ballroom one night and meets a nice teacher named Clara (Betsy Blair). Though Marty and Clara hit it off, his relatives discourage him from pursuing the relationship, and he must decide between his family's approval or a shot at finding romance.



Mrs. Fusari produces an old leather change purse from her

pocketbook and painfully extracts one single dollar bill and

seventy-nine cents to the penny and lays the money piece by

piece on the counter. From the rear of the shop a woman's

VOICE rings out.



Hey, Marty, I'm inna hurry.


You're next right now, Missus Canduso.


When you gonna get married, Marty?

You should be ashamed of yourself.

All your brothers and sisters, they

all younger than you, they married

and they got children. I just saw

your mother inna fruit shop, and she

says to me, "Hey, you know a nice

girl for my boy Marty?" Watsa matter

with you? That's no way. Now you get




Missus Fusari, Missus Canduso over

there, she's inna big hurry, and...

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Paddy Chayefsky

Sidney Aaron "Paddy" Chayefsky was an American playwright, screenwriter and novelist. He is the only person to have won three solo Academy Awards for Best Screenplay. more…

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