The Marrying Kind

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The Marrying Kind
Poster of the movie The Marrying Kind.jpg
Directed by George Cukor
Produced by Bert Granet
Written by Garson Kanin
Ruth Gordon
Starring Judy Holliday
Aldo Ray
Madge Kennedy
Music by Hugo Friedhofer
Cinematography Joseph Walker
Edited by Charles Nelson
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • February 1952 (1952-02)
Running time
92 min.
Language English
Box office $1.7 million (US rentals)[1]

The Marrying Kind is a 1952 comedy-drama film directed by George Cukor, starring Aldo Ray and Judy Holliday. Other cast members include John Alexander, Charles Bronson, Peggy Cass, Barry Curtis, Tom Farrell, Frank Ferguson, Ruth Gordon (who co-wrote the screenplay with Garson Kanin), Gordon Jones, Madge Kennedy, Nancy Kulp, Mickey Shaughnessy, and Joan Shawlee.[2]

Plot summary[edit]

The ups and downs of marriage and commitment are realized as a disgruntled and grieving couple recount their marriage to the divorce judge. As the judge attempts to decipher whether or not their love for one another is gone, key moments of their lives together are remembered in this witty comedy/drama.



  1. ^ "Top Box-Office Hits of 1952", Variety, January 7, 1953
  2. ^ "The Marrying Kind". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved September 6, 2016. 

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