Overview

Betty Preisser, an attractive 24 year old divorcee, works as a secretary in the hard-boiled atmosphere of Manhattan's garment district. Her workaholic boss Jerry (Frederick March) is feeling his own mortality. He's overworked and lonely. He's a 56 year old widower, but still enmeshed in his family obligations. His bossy older sister Evelyn has moved in with him and he has a married daughter Lillian and grandchild who live nearby.

  1. Delbert Mann

    Director

  2. Paddy Chayefsky

    Screenplay

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Status Released

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  • June 17, 1959
    Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 58m

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