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The Catered Affair

The Catered Affair(1956)

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Brief Synopsis

A working-class mother fights to give her daughter a big wedding whether the girl wants it or not.

Cast & Crew

Richard Brooks Director
Bette Davis Mrs. Tom [Aggie] Hurley
Ernest Borgnine Tom Hurley
Debbie Reynolds Jane Hurley
Barry Fitzgerald Uncle Jack Conlon
Rod Taylor Ralph Halloran
Robert Simon Mr. Halloran
Madge Kennedy Mrs. Halloran
Dorothy Stickney Mrs. Rafferty
Carol Veazie Mrs. Casey
Joan Camden Alice [Scanlon]
Ray Stricklyn Eddie Hurley
Jay Adler Sam Leiter
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 14 Jun 1956
Release Date:  1956 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  92-93 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,411    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • A Must See

    Carmen Jones 2016-04-22

    loved this movie, takes you back to a time when family mattered....very heartwarming! MORE>

  • Warm, painful, like a play

    Steven j 2015-01-22

    Catered Affair will make anyone feel the family tensions, fears, embarrassments as it plays out. I felt that DebbieReynolds plays her role with honesty.... MORE>

  • The Catered Affair

    Goetan 2014-08-24

    Oh, the troubles of planning a wedding! Davis and Borgnine are the poor parents of Reynolds whose plans for a wedding are rivalled by the parents... MORE>