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On the Waterfront - Trailer [1954] [27th Oscar Best Picture] : The Waterfront Crime Commission is about to hold public hearings on union crime and underworld infiltration. As workers are turned against each other, Terry Malloy inadvertently participates in the murder of fellow longshoreman Joey Doyle. Union boss Johnny Friendly orchestrates the murder along with other illegal dockside activities, aided by Terry's brother Charley. Terry begins to feel pangs of conscience. When Joey's sister Edie sees more in Terry than he sees in himself and Father Barry urges him on, Terry reassesses his past and begins to regain responsibility for his actions. Written by Bruce Janson [IMDB.COM] Release: 28 July 1954 Running Time: 108 min Awards: Won 8 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 7 nominations Producer: Sam Spiegel Director: Elia Kazan Writer: Budd Schulberg Cast: Marlon Brando (Terry Malloy), Karl Malden (Father Barry), Lee J. Cobb (Johnny Friendly), Rod Steiger (Charley 'the Gent' Malloy) Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance [IMDB.COM]

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