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 reference photograph taken on the set of the 1954 film, showing actor Marlon Brando giving his parents a tour of the famed "roof" set from the film, accompanied by producer S.P. Eagle. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of Columbia Pictures.

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.

10 x 8 inches. 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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