The Bachelor Party (1957)
First screened in July 2015
Director: Delbert Mann. Cast: Don Murray, Patricia Smith, Jack Warden, Philip Abbott, E.G. Marshall, Larry Blyden, Nancy Marchand, Carolyn Jones, Norma Arden Campbell, Judith Malina. Screenplay: Paddy Chayefsky (based on his story). Twitter Capsule:
I expected The Hangover and got Winter Light! Unusually baleful reflections on marriage, especially for the 50s.
VOR:③Marty writer and director reunite for more overtly dolorous study of marriage, couplehood, and male camaraderie. Not innovative, exactly, but surprising and curious in tone.