Part of the Waterfront: A Journey around Manhattan in 18 Films Series at MoMA Film
On the Waterfront. 1954. USA. Directed by Elia Kazan. Screenplay by Budd Schulberg. With Marlon Brando, Lee J. Cobb, Eva Marie Saint. At the height of the ?Red Scare,? as names were being named in HUAC testimonies and Crime Commission hearings were investigating waterfront racketeering, Kazan and Schulberg galvanized the public with this electrifying melodrama about a dockworker who informs on the mobsters running his longshoremen?s union. 108 min.
Saturday, February 28, 8:30; Thursday, March 4, 2:00
Added by dahl on February 26, 2004