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On the Waterfront

Rated NR 1 hrs. & 48 mins. 8

Sun, Sep 4th, 2022 @ 2:00 pm

Theatrical poster for On the Waterfront
With Bob Gulledge on the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ

About This Movie

Directed by Elia Kazan and originally released in the US on July 28th, 1954

Summary

A dim-witted yet kind-hearted boxer, Terry Malloy, who failed to succeed unintentionally lures a man to his death after being tricked by a criminal called Johnny Friendly whose men pick of every man who has the courage to speak up to their crimes. As he works on the waterfronts that Friendly owns, he is sent to a church meeting run by a good preacher about how to deal with the problem and runs into the dead man’s sister. Slowly, he falls in love with her and begins to feel guilt about his crime.

Cast

Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Steiger, Pat Henning, Leif Erickson, James Westerfield, Tony Galento, Tami Mauriello, and Johnny Seven