The Catered Affair

1956, Movie, NR, 92 mins

This eminently watchable misfire divides amateur and professional critics alike. The adaptation by Gore Vidal from Chayefsky's brilliant teleplay concerns a poor Bronx husband and wife wrangling over expenses for their beloved daughter's wedding. Following his triumph in another Chayefsky teleplay-to-screenplay effort, MARTY, the previous year, Borgnine acquits himself honorably as an Irish taxi driver. Davis indeed wrestles with the accent, but she's a mistress at tortured regret getting its own way; even stuck with the rattiest wiglet in showbiz history, when Davis cries on her bed, all our reservations melt away. Reynolds is very touching; it's quite nice to see ...
Released: 1956 Rated: NR Length: 92 mins

Are You Watching?

The Catered Affair
Loading ...

Where To Watch

The Catered Affair
ONLINE
Where Price
VUDU$2.99
ON TV
Where When
Loading..
ON DEMAND
Where Availability
Availability dates vary by video service provider. Please check your On Demand menu.
ON DVD
Where Price
Amazon$18.96

The Catered Affair Clips & Interviews view all

Your One Living Daughter
Only Immediate Family

more The Catered Affair videos

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular