Period of Adjustment Poster

Release Date: 1962

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary
Veteran George Haverstick (Jim Hutton) meets nurse Isabel (Jane Fonda) while in hospital and soon marries her. However, Isabel is disappointed to learn that George drives a hearse and has booked them a dingy motel for their honeymoon, during which he falls asleep drunk. The next day, the couple visits George's friend Ralph (Tony Franciosa), who originally married Dorothea (Lois Nettleton) for money but now loves her. Dorothea wants to leave Ralph, and the Haversticks try to help him.

Cast: Anthony Franciosa, Jane Fonda, Jim Hutton, Lois Nettleton, John McGiver, Mabel Albertson, Jack Albertson

Director: George Hill

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Marten Pictures

Keywords: Father, Mother, Emotional, Amusing, Wife, Friend, Love, Touching, 1960s, Growing up


Nominated Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)
Nominated Picture - Comedy