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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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  • 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>

  • a gem with reservations

    Carla Gordon 2014-08-23

    This film is a beautiful rendition of earlyish mid-20th century working class Irish-American life in NYC. Universally NYC: the automat, the Murphy bed, the... MORE>

  • a different take

    jomo 2014-08-23

    some great actors here and a very watchable movie.bette davis has spent her life married to ernest borgnine a man she never loved and resents.she has used... MORE>