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On the waterfront

Author: Elia KazanSam SpiegelBudd SchulbergMarlon BrandoKarl MaldenAll authors
Publisher: United States : Columbia Pictures, United States : RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, United States : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1995] 1954 ; [1984?] :
Series: Columbia classics.; Studio heritage collection.
Edition/Format:   Film : Beta : VHS tape : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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Ex-fighter Terry Malloy could have been a contender, but now toils for boss Johnny Friendly on the waterfront. Terry is guilt-stricken when he lures a rebellious worker to his death. It takes the love of Edie Doyle, the dead man's sister, to show Terry how low he has fallen. When his crooked brother, Charley the Gent, is murdered for refusing to kill him, Terry battles to crush Friendly's underworld empire.
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Genre/Form: Gangster films
Crime films
Social problem films
Feature films
Fiction films
Gangster
Crime
Social problem
Drama
Material Type: Film, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elia Kazan; Sam Spiegel; Budd Schulberg; Marlon Brando; Karl Malden; Lee J Cobb; Rod Steiger; Eva Marie Saint; Leonard Bernstein; Gene Milford; Boris Kaufman; Horizon Pictures (G.B.); Columbia Pictures.; RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm); Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm); Sony Pictures Entertainment Collection (Library of Congress); Coca-Cola Company Collection (Library of Congress); Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0800135768 9780800135768
OCLC Number: 11099447
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Copyright: Columbia Pictures; 29Jul54; LP3901 ; Renewed: Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.; 25Jan82; RE115-860.
LC's viewing copies are both reissues.
Series titles apply to viewing copy (VAE 0298) only.
Summary taken from cassette box.
On cassette container (VAE 0298): Columbia TriStar Home Video ; 78043.
Viewing print was recanned 7/1997 from 1000 foot to 2000 foot cans; formerly numbered FGA 8323-8333.
Theatrical projection print (copy 2) was acquired for LC's National Film Preservation Tour, featuring titles from the National Film Registry.
Theatrical projection print (copy 1) viewed for credits.
Sources used: Variety, 7/14/1954; copyright data sheet; cassette box; Internet movie database website.
Credits: Music by Leonard Bernstein ; film editor, Gene Milford ; cinematography, Boris Kaufman.
Cast: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger, Eva Marie Saint, Pat Henning.
Awards: This film was selected for the National Film Registry.
Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 108 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. viewing copy. 1 videocassette of 1 (Beta) (ca. 108 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. viewing copy. 11 film reels of 11 on 6 (ca. 108 min., ca. 9,720 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print. 11 film reels of 11 on 6 (ca. 108 min., ca. 9,720 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 35 mm. theatrical projection print. 11 film reels of 11 on 6 (ca. 108 min., ca. 9,720 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 35 mm. theatrical projection print (copy 2)
Series Title: Columbia classics.; Studio heritage collection.
Other Titles: On the waterfront (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Horizon Pictures ; an Elia Kazan production ; directed by Elia Kazan ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; screenplay by Budd Schulberg.

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Ex-fighter Terry Malloy could have been a contender, but now toils for boss Johnny Friendly on the waterfront. Terry is guilt-stricken when he lures a rebellious worker to his death. It takes the love of Edie Doyle, the dead man's sister, to show Terry how low he has fallen. When his crooked brother, Charley the Gent, is murdered for refusing to kill him, Terry battles to crush Friendly's underworld empire.

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