Marjorie Morningstar (1958)

04/24/1958 (US) DramaRomance 2h 8m

Would this glamorous girl choose love...or a star-spangled Career?

Overview

While working as a counselor at a summer camp, college-student Marjorie Morgenstern falls for 32-year-old Noel Airman, a would-be dramatist working at a nearby summer theater. Like Marjorie, he is an upper-middle-class New York Jew (born 'Ehrman'), but has fallen away from his roots, and Marjorie's parents object among other things to his lack of a suitable profession, such as medicine or law. Noel himself warns Marjorie repeatedly that she's much too naive and conventional for him, but they nonetheless fall in love. As they pursue an on-again-off-again relationship, Marjorie completes her studies at Hunter College, and works to establish an acting career, while Noel first leaves the theater for a job with an advertising agency, but later completes a musical he'd started writing before he and Marjorie had first met.

  1. Irving Rapper

    Director

  2. Herman Wouk

    Novel

  3. Everett Freeman

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Natalie Wood

    Natalie Wood

    Marjorie Morgenstern

  2. Gene Kelly

    Gene Kelly

    Noel Airman

  3. Claire Trevor

    Claire Trevor

    Rose Morgenstern

  4. Ed Wynn

    Ed Wynn

    Uncle Samson

  5. Everett Sloane

    Everett Sloane

    Arnold Morgenstern

  6. Carolyn Jones

    Carolyn Jones

    Marsha Zelenko

  7. Martin Milner

    Martin Milner

    Wally Wronkin

  8. George Tobias

    George Tobias

    Maxwell Greech

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Marjorie Morningstar
Marjorie Morningstar

Status Released

Original Language English

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