On the Waterfront
Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures Industries, 1978. Two studio still photographs from the 1954 film, struck by Columbia Pictures Television in 1978. Housed in a Columbia Pictures Television photos envelope stamped with title.
Budd Schulberg based his 1955 novel "Waterfront" on the screenplay.
Terry Malloy (Brando), who dreams of being a prize fighter while tending his pigeons and running errands for the corrupt boss of the local union Johnny (Lee J. Cobb), witnesses a murder at the hands of Johnny's men. When he meets the victim's sister Edie (Eva Marie Saint), he confesses he feels culpable for the murder, and Edie introduces him to Father Barry (Karl Malden), who tries to persuade him to implicate the dock racketeers.
Winner of eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actress, nominated for another four.
Selected for the National Film Registry in 1989.
Shot on location in Hoboken, New Jersey and New York City
8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.
Criterion Collection 647. Selby US. Ebert I. Scorsese, A Personal Journey Through American Movies. Spicer US. Grant US.