Summer Film Classics: Fifties Brando: On the Waterfront
Not rated, 108 min. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger and Eva Marie Saint.
This one's still a contender in anyone's book. Screenwriter Budd Schulberg's exposé of the corruption in the dock workers' unions won eight Oscars and remains as stirring as ever – as does Brando. (Double bill: A Streetcar Named Desire)No current showings of this film.