The Resource On the waterfront, Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; an Elia Kazan production ; a Horizon picture ; screenplay by Budd Schulberg ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by Elia Kazan, (videorecording)

On the waterfront, Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; an Elia Kazan production ; a Horizon picture ; screenplay by Budd Schulberg ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by Elia Kazan, (videorecording)

Label
On the waterfront
Title
On the waterfront
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; an Elia Kazan production ; a Horizon picture ; screenplay by Budd Schulberg ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by Elia Kazan
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • kor
  • por
  • eng
Summary
Terry Malloy is a washed-up ex-prize fighter corrupted along with brother Charley at an early age by a ruthless Mob-connected union boss named Johnny Friendly, who runs the waterfront. Malloy is now an errand-boy for the union, while Charley (in return for a college education) is now a lawyer for them. Malloy assists in the killing of a longshoreman who was talking to the crime commission investigating the union. He soon meets the dead man's agonized sister, Edie Doyle, and has a change of mind. Activist priest Father Barry argues with Malloy about morality, responsibility, and doing the right thing. Malloy's guilt, his romantic feelings for Edie, and an assault on Father Barry overwhelm him and he turns informer. Malloy's defiant testimony before the commission leads to a climactic bloody battle that wrests the union from the boss' tenacious grasp
Awards note
Winner, 1954 Venice Film Festival: Italian Film Critics Award and Silver Lion-Elia Kazan; 1955 Academy Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role-Marlon Brando; Best Actress in a Supporting Role-Eva Marie Saint; Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White-Richard Day; Best Cinematography, Black-and-White-Boris Kaufman; Best Film Editing-Gene Milford; Best Writing, Story and Screenplay-Budd Schulberg; Best Director-Elia Kazan; Best Picture-Sam Spiegel.
Cataloging source
MSA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Boris Kaufman ; editor, Gene Milford ; art director, Richard Day ; music, Leonard Bernstein
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Not rated; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language note
In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, or Thai; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.O5 2001
PerformerNote
Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger, Pat Henning, Leif Erickson, James Westerfield, Tony Galento, Tami Mauriello, John Hamilton, John Heldabrand, Rudy Bond, Don Blackman, Arthur Keegan, Abe Simon, Eva Marie Saint
Runtime
108
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
On the waterfront, Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; an Elia Kazan production ; a Horizon picture ; screenplay by Budd Schulberg ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by Elia Kazan, (videorecording)
Label
On the waterfront, Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; an Elia Kazan production ; a Horizon picture ; screenplay by Budd Schulberg ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by Elia Kazan, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • CPL DVD#
  • Based upon an original story by Budd Schulberg, suggested by articles by Malcolm Johnson
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1954
  • Special features: Commentary with film critic Richard Schickel & Elia Kazan biographer Jeff Young [optional audio feature]; Contender: Mastering the Method [exclusive featurette] (25 min.); A conversation with Elia Kazan [interview] (12 min.); Video photo gallery [slide show] (5 min.); Filmographies [text feature]; Theatrical trailers (8 min.)
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Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Start -- Returning Danny boy -- "Someone fell off the roof." -- Johnny Friendly -- Waterfront commission mugs -- How trigger locals work -- Designated stoolie -- Meeting adjourned -- Getting acquainted -- Lowdown on Terry -- Up on the roof -- Neighborhood saloon -- Wedding party -- Friendly warning -- Dropping a sling on Dugan -- Promise kept -- Terry & Father Barry -- Telling Edie the truth -- Talk of past favors -- "I coulda been a contender." -- At Edie's -- "Charlie's in trouble." -- Waiting for Big John -- Crime Commission hearing -- Pigeon for a pigeon -- "You're a cheap mug!" -- Labor vs. Union -- Finishing what he started
Control code
ocm48239414
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4 3/4 in.
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Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9780767804271
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396784093
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
78409
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780767804271
  • (OCoLC)48239414
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono; full screen presentation preserving the 1.33:1 aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition; digitally remastered; Region 1, NTSC, dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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