Cinema: The New Pictures, Mar. 17, 1952

The Marrying Kind (Columbia), a comedy drama about a supposedly average married couple, is the kind of picture that is best described as average.

The screenplay by Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin flashbacks on Florence and Chet Keefer (Judy Holliday and Aldo Ray) as they tell a sympathetic lady judge (Madge Kennedy) about the troubles that led them to the divorce court after seven years of marriage and two children. Among their problems: 1) Aldo was once late to pick up Judy for a party, 2) Judy lost a $2,600 radio jackpot because Aldo...

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