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    On the Waterfront (Columbia, 1954). Insert (14" X 36").
    One of the most powerful films of the 1950s, On the Waterfront is a gritty tale of corruption, mob violence, and murder. Waterfront features a number of strong performances, including Marlon Brando in his riveting "I coulda been a contenda" role, Eva Marie Saint in her screen debut, and a host of others. Nominated for a dozen Academy Awards, the film captured eight Oscars including Best Picture and Director (Elia Kazan), Best Story and Screenplay (Budd Schulberg), Best Actor (Brando), and Best Supporting Actress (Saint). This rarely offered insert has been mounted on linen, but has not been restored. The piece shows pencil marks in the right image area, a tear from the edge into the credits and in the bottom right corner and bottom border, fold wear and separation, and a chip in the top border and bottom right corner. Fine on Linen.


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