On The Waterfront/Bd - Criterion Collection - Blu-Ray
Marlon Brando (THE GODFATHER) gives the performance of his career as the tough prizefighter-turned-longshoreman Terry Malloy in this masterpiece of urban poetry, a raggedly emotional tale of individual failure and institutional corruption. ON THE WATERFRONT charts Terry's deepening moral crisis as he must choose whether to remain loyal to the mob-connected union boss Johnny Friendly (12 ANGRY MEN'S Lee J. Cobb) and Johnny's right-hand man, Terry's brother, Charley (IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT'S Rod Steiger), as the authorities close in on them. Driven by the vivid, naturalistic direction of Elia Kazan (GENTLEMEN'S AGREEMENT) and savory, streetwise dialogue by Budd Schulberg (A FACE IN THE CROWD), ON THE WATERFRONT was an instant sensation, winning eight Oscars, including for best picture, director, actor, supporting actress (NORTH BY NORTHWEST'S Eva Marie Saint), and screenplay.
Product Attributes: Abe Simon, Academy Award Winner, Arthur Keegan, Barry Macollum, Budd Schulberg, Criterion Collection, Don Blackman, Drama, Elia Kazan, Eva Marie Saint, Fred Gwynne, James Westerfield, John Hamilton, John Heldabrand, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Leif Erickson, Leonard Bernstein, Malcolm Johnson, Marlon Brando, Martin Balsam, Mike O'Dowd, Nehemiah Persoff, Pat Henning, Pat Hingle, Rebecca Sands, Rod Steiger, Rudy Bond, Sam Spiegel, Tami Mauriello, Tony Galento