Marjorie Morningstar (1958)

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.

Directing:
  • Irving Rapper

Writing:
  • Everett Freeman
  • Herman Wouk

Stars:
Release Date: 1958-04-24
themoviedb icon 6.4/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 128
Jesse White
Jesse White
Lou Michaelson
Ed Wynn
Ed Wynn
Uncle Samson
Claire Trevor
Claire Trevor
Rose Morgenstern
Edward Byrnes
Edward Byrnes
Sandy Lamm
Natalie Wood
Natalie Wood
Marjorie Morgenstern
Gene Kelly
Gene Kelly
Noel Airman
Carolyn Jones
Carolyn Jones
Marsha Zelenko
Martin Milner
Martin Milner
Wally Wronkin
Paul Picerni
Paul Picerni
Philip Berman
Everett Sloane
Everett Sloan...
Arnold Morgenstern
George Tobias
George Tobias
Maxwell Greech
Martin Balsam
Martin Balsam
Dr. David Harris
Ruta Lee
Ruta Lee
Imogene Norman
Peter Brown
Peter Brown
Young Actor
Shelley Fabares
Shelley Fabar...
Guest at Marjorie's Home
Edd Byrnes
Edd Byrnes
Sandy Lamm
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