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‘On the Waterfront’: When Film Meets Life (III)

May 15, 2013 1:38 pm0 comments
‘On the Waterfront’: When Film Meets Life (III)

When Marlon Brando told his father, Marlon Snr., he was going to make his first movie the older man told his son: ‘Take a look in the mirror, and tell me who’s going to want to look at your ugly mug on the screen.’ Brando’s relationship with his father, and […]

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‘On the Waterfront’: When Film Meets Life (II)

May 8, 2013 1:49 pm0 comments
‘On the Waterfront’: When Film Meets Life (II)

It began with a Pulitzer Prize-winning series of articles that appeared in the New York Sun newspaper in 1948. Malcolm Johnson was the journalist determined to expose the corruption, graft and racketeering in his seminal work – ‘Crime on the Waterfront’. It was hard going, especially when he came up against […]

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