Here's your chance to see Elia Kazan's 1954 drama, On the Waterfront , on the big screen — for free. The Academy-Award-winning film is screening in Pittsburgh, on Tue., Nov. 13, as part of cable-channel TCM's Road to Hollywood Classic Film Festival. TCM host Ben Mankiewicz and Waterfront star Eva Marie Saint will introduce the film.
The film screens at the Byham Theater, at 7:30 p.m. Tue., Nov. 13. Tickets are free, but you must obtain one online at www.tcm.com/roadtohollywood.
Read CP's short take on the film here.
ON THE WATERFRONT. Elia Kazan’s award-winning dark 1954 drama about standing up to the mob, corrupt unions and cooperating (or not) with a crime commission is often seen as thinly veiled justification for Kazan’s naming names for the HUAC anti-Communist hearings. Regardless, this gripping story of a washed-up boxer and errand-runner forced to confront his shaky ethics features a cluster of fine method actors including the young Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Rod Steiger, Eva Marie Sait and Lee J. Cobb, and gritty location shooting at the New Jersey docks.
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