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On the Waterfront (1954)

Not Rated   |    |  Crime, Drama, Thriller


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


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Trivia

The script was originally turned down by Darryl F. Zanuck at Twentieth Century Fox on the grounds that the gritty drama didn't fit well with the policy at the time of creating lavish productions for the studio's Cinemascope format.


Quotes

Johnny: You take it from here, Slugger.


Goofs

When Father Barry (Karl Malden) gets hit in the head with a beer can, he gets a cut on his forehead, which bleeds visibly in the scene. In subsequent scenes, there is no sign of the cut or of a bandage to show that he had been hurt.


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

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Genres

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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