Marjorie Morningstar Poster

Release Date: 1958

DVD Release Date: January 5th, 2002

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
Marjorie Morgenstern (Natalie Wood), a college girl from a conventional Jewish family, finds herself increasingly drawn to the acting profession after becoming smitten with Catskills entertainer Noel Airman (Gene Kelly). Though Marjorie's parents pressure her to settle into a middle-class family life, she brushes aside the doctor they want her to marry (Martin Balsam), changes her name to Marjorie Morningstar and strives to become an actress while Noel struggles to write a Broadway musical.

Cast: Gene Kelly, Natalie Wood, Claire Trevor, Ed Wynn, Everett Sloane, Carolyn Jones, Martin Milner, Martin Balsam

Director: Irving Rapper

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Forbidden love, 1950s, Doctor, Family, New York City, Love, Transformation, Melodramatic, Mother, Growing up


Nominated Music (Song)