On the Waterfront (1954)

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An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.


  • Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint in On the Waterfront (1954)
  • Lee J. Cobb, Marlon Brando and Mike O'Dowd in "On the Waterfront"1954 Columbia** I.V. Black and White, Film Still, Profile, Talking, Speaking, Money, Wad, Cash, Stack, Turtleneck, Sweater, Suit, Tie, Cigarette, Holding, Showing, Looking Down, Pool Table, Papers, Envelopes, Hat, Glasses, Eyeglasses, Standing, Sitting mptv_2017_Jan_to_April_Update
  • Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront (1954)
  • "On The Waterfront" Marlon Brando, Rod Steiger 1954 Columbia
  • Marlon Brando and Arthur Keegan in On the Waterfront (1954)

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Did You Know?


Elia Kazan was loath to do business with Darryl F. Zanuck who had insisted on multiple cuts on Man on a Tightrope (1953). Fortunately when Kazan and writer Budd Schulberg met with Zanuck, he started talking about widescreen Technicolor pictures. Zanuck eventually came clean and said he didn't like a single thing ... ...


Johnny: You take it from here, Slugger.


In front of Johnny Friendly's Bar at the beginning of the film, the boom mic is visible on Charley's coat as he leaves the frame.

Crazy Credits

Opening credits are shown over a bamboo-type mat background.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Crime | Drama | Thriller

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