On the Waterfront [Die Faust im Nacken]

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

Vienna: Metropolverlages, 1955. Vintage Austrian program for the 1954 film, here under the German release title "Die Faust im Nacken." Text in German.

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. After meeting the victim's sister (Eva Marie Saint), Malloy confesses he feels culpable for the murder, and is persuaded to implicate the dock racketeers by Father Barry (Karl Malden).

Winner of eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actress, nominated for another four.

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

6.5 x 9.5 inches, Bi-fold. Near Fine.

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


[Book #160373]