Movies at Excelsior, Wednesday, February 5, 6:30-8:30 pm

marty movie posterThe movie for February is Marty (1955, 90 mins) with Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti and Augusta Ciolli; directed by Delbert Mann.

A 34-year-old Bronx butcher fears that he will never find love but at a Saturday night dance he meets a lonely schoolteacher with similar fears.

According to Marty was the shortest movie to ever win the Oscar for Best Picture (it also won 3 other Oscars) and the first American movie to win a Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.