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 Arthur Keegan 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)
  • Marlon Brando and Lee J. Cobb in On the Waterfront (1954)
  • Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint in On the Waterfront (1954)

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Elia Kazan originally intended to shoot the famous taxicab scene in an actual cab. But Sam Spiegel opted instead to use a shabby old taxicab shell. When the crucial rear-projection equipment was not available to shoot the scene, cameraman Boris Kaufman had to put a small Venetian ... ...


Johnny: You take it from here, Slugger.


As the scene in which Terry coaxes Edie into walking home with him dissolves, Eva Marie Saint breaks character by abruptly stopping and turning around to head back towards the crew area near the camera.

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and introducing Eva Marie Saint


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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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