Literary Flicks - Marjorie Morningstar

Starts:Tuesday, August 14, 2018  6:30 PMEnds:Tuesday, August 14, 2018  9:00 PM



Newport Public Library

35 NW. Nye St

Newport, OR 97365

Event Description:

Marjorie Morningstar is a 1958 film based on the 1955 novel by Herman Wouk.  Marjorie Morgenstern (Natalie Wood), is a young Jewish woman in New York City in the 1950s.  She defies her parents’ expectations for a conventional life by aspiring to be an artist and falling in love with actor and playwright Noel Airman (Gene Kelly). The movie was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Music, Original Song, and won a Golden Globe for Most Promising Newcomer - Female (Carolyn Jones). It also won four Laurel Awards, for Top Song, Top Female Supporting Performance, Top Music Composer, and Top Music Director.

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