salutations to PASSERSBY.
garlic. PATSY, the boss, a swarthy man of sixty, is flopping
chases a cat.
is a mildmannered, short, stout, balding man of thirty-four.
as he chats with his customer, MRS. FUSARI.
Sunday, eh, Marty?
That's right, Missus Fusari. It was
a very nice affair.
That's the big tall one, the fellow
with the moustache.
No, that's my other brother, Freddie.
married four years already. He lives
down on Webb Avenue. The one who got
married Sunday, that was my little
I thought he was a big tall fat
fellow. Didn't I meet him here one
time? Big tall, fat fellow, he tried
to sell me life insurance?
No, that's my sister Margaret's
husband, Frank. My sister Margaret,
she's married to the insurance
salesman, and my sister Rose, she
married a contractor. They moved to
Detroit last year. And my other sister
Church on Kingsbridge Avenue. Oh,
that was a big affair. Well, let's
see now, that'll be about a dollar-
seventy-nine. How's that with you?
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.