On the Waterfront 1954 Criterion Collection DVD & Blu-Ray
Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando, The Godfather) is an ordinary dockworker just trying to keep his head down and get paid. Like all of his fellow dockworkers, he takes orders from mob boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb, 12 Angry Men), the stern ruler of the waterfront. Terry used to be a fighter, but his career dissolved after his brother Charley (Rod Steiger, In the Heat of the Night)—one of Friendly's close associates—asked him to take a dive. Terry may be a bit unhappy with the way his life has gone, but he wouldn't dream of actually rebelling or protesting. As far as he and nearly everyone else are concerned, only a rat would fight the system.

Alas, when Friendly's cruel leadership causes bodies to start piling up, the denizens of the waterfront grow increasingly restless. The infuriated Father Barry (Karl Malden, Pollyanna) begins urging local citizens to step forward and say something, but most are terrified of what the consequences might be. However, when things turn particularly bleak, Terry begins to reconsider his loyalties. Is there any hope of ending Friendly's tyrannical reign?

Director: Elia Kazan
Cast: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger
Country: USA
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

On the Waterfront (Columbia Tristar)

DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 01:43:18 | 7.16 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English, Francais, Deutsch, Italiano, Espanol
Subtitles: English, Francais, Deutsch, Italiano, Espanol, Nederlands, Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech(Ceske), Dansk, Suomi, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Magyar, Islenska, Svenska, Norsk, Portugues, Polish, Turkish

Extras:

• Audio Commentary with Film Critic/Author Richard Schickel and Elia Kazan Biographer Jeff Young
• "Contender: Mastering the Method" featurette on the Taxi Scene
• Interview with Director Elia Kazan
• Photo Gallery
• Cast and Crew Filmographies
• Theatrical Trailers

On the Waterfront (Criterion Collection)

3 x DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 & NTSC 4:3 | 01:47:47 | 7.71 Gb + 7.62 Gb + 7.64 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English

Extras:

DISC ONE: The Film (1.66:1 Widescreen Version)
• Audio Commentary with authors Richard Schickel and Jeff Young
• Conversation with filmmaker Martin Scorsese and critic Kent Jones
• "Elia Kazan: Outsider" 1982 documentary
• Visual essay on the aspect ratio
• Theatrical Trailer

DISC TWO: The Film (1.85:1 Widescreen Version)
• "I'm Standing Over Here Now" documentary
• Interview with actor Eva Marie Saint
• 2001 interview with director Elia Kazan by Richard Schickel
• Interview with longshoreman/actor Thomas Hanley

DISC THREE: The Film (Full Screen Version)
• Interview with author James T. Fisher
• "Contender: Mastering the Method" documentary
• Visual essay on Leonard Bernstein’s score

On the Waterfront (Criterion Collection)

2 x BD50 | 1080p AVC | 01:47:54 | 44 Gb + 43 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English

Extras:

DISC ONE: The Film (Aspect ratio: 1.66:1)
• Audio commentary by authors Richard Schickel and Jeff Young
• New conversation between filmmaker Martin Scorsese and critic Kent Jones (17:34)
• Elia Kazan: Outsider (1982), an hour-long documentary (53:14)
• New documentary. "I'm Standing Over Here Now", on the making of the film, featuring interviews with scholar Leo Braudy, critic David Thomson, and others (45:00)
• New interview with actor Eva Marie Saint (11:11)
• Richard Schickel interviews director Elia Kazan from 2001 (12:00)
• Contender: Mastering the Method, a 2001 documentary on the film’s most famous scene (25:04)
• New interview with longshoreman Thomas Hanley , an actor in the film (12:00)
• New interview with author James T. Fisher about the real-life people and places behind the film - "Who is Mr. Big" (25:46)
• Visual essay on Leonard Bernstein’s score (20:05)
• Visual essay on the aspect ratio (5:11)
• Trailer (2:42)

DISC TWO: The Film (Aspect ratio: 1.33:1 & 1.85:1)

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