Picture from Marty (1955)
Overall A-

A thirty-four year old bachelor with a stocky frame and ugly mug, Marty (Ernest Borgnine) knows despite his gentle and conscientious demeanor, he is utterly lacking whatever it is women are looking for.

Violence A-
Sexual Content B
Profanity A-
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Talk to your kids about…

Marty (1955)

Why have the 1950’s typical slang phrases of calling a woman a dame, a doll, or a dog, fallen out of favor? Are the expressions we have chosen to replace those phrases with today, any better or any less demeaning?

What qualities did Marty and Clara see in each other that made Marty suggest, “Maybe neither of us are such a dog as we think we are?” What traits would you consider important to the longevity of a relationship?

Related news about Marty (1955)

What’s New For Families on Netflix - January 2015

What’s New For Families on Netflix - January 2015