"I've been looking for a girl every Saturday night of my life," says Marty Piletti (Ernest Borgnine, The Wild Bunch
). Yet, despite all his efforts, this 34-year old Bronx butcher remains as shy and uncomfortable around women today as on the day he was born. So when he meets Clara (Betsy Blair), a lonely schoolteacher who's just as smitten with him as he is with her, Marty's on top of the world. But not everyone around him shares his joy.
Winner of 4 Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best Director (Delbert Mann, Separate Tables
), Best Actor (Borgnine) and Best Screenplay (Paddy Chayefsky, Network