On the Waterfront

Elia Kazan (director)
Budd Schulberg (screenwriter)
Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger, Eva Marie Saint (starring)

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1954. Vintage press kit for the 1954 film, containing one full-color illustrated promotional pamphlet, three black-and-white photographs of cast and crew members holding Academy Awards, and one page of promotional reading material introducing the photographs.

Based on screenwriter Budd Schulberg's 1955 novel "Waterfront." A dockworker and would-be prizefighter witnesses a murder at the hands of the local mob boss' men, and is forced to stand up to his corrupt union leaders.

Nominated for twelve Academy Awards, winning eight, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.

Shot on location in Hoboken, New Jersey and New York City.

Photographs and promotional material Near Fine.

National Film Registry. Criterion Collection 647. Ebert I. Grant US. Scorsese, A Personal Journey through American Movies. Selby US. Spicer US.

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