Oscar Movies: Marty (1955)

United Artists

Hecht and Lancaster's Steven Production

Oscar Nominations: 8

Picture, produced by Harold Hecht
Director: Delbert Mann
Screenplay: Paddy Chayefsky
Actor: Ernest Borgnine
Supporting Actress: Betsy Blair
Supporting Actor: Joe Mantell
Cinematography (b/w): Joseph LaShelle
Art Direction-Set Decoration (b/w): Edward S. Haworth and Walter Simonds; Robert Priestley

Oscar Awards: 8


Oscar Context

In 1955, the most nominated (9) film was “The Rose Tattoo,” based on Tennessee Williams play and directed by the other Mann, Daniel. Most of the nominated pictures were screen adaptations of popular stage or TV plays.

The other three nominees were the romantic melodrama “Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing” John Ford's “Mister Roberts,” and “Picnic.”