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On the Waterfront by Budd Schulberg
Book DescriptionBudd Schulberg's classic story of the New York waterfront and the kid who "coulda been a contender" is best known in its memorable movie version with Marlon Brando. But here, adapted for the stage by Mr. Schulberg and Stan Silverman, it remains a moving and powerful drama. This play script for On the Waterfront has been used in theatres large and small, throughout the country, to great success. It offers amateur and professional groups an opportunity to re-create Mr. Schulberg's indelible characters and highly charged moments. Helpful stage suggestions are included, and the author introduces the script with a reminiscence that is both poignant and informative. As with all Plays for Performance books, this one is presented with production values uppermost in mind.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781566633680
(220mm x 142mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Ivan R Dee, Inc
Publisher: Ivan R Dee, Inc
Publish Date: 28-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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On the Waterfront, Paperback (March 2008)» View all books by Budd Schulberg
Former boxer Terry Malloy and his brother Charley, the crooked lawyer known to all as 'the Gent', are members of the tough, mobster-connected New York Longshoremen Union, run by Johnny Friendly. Johnny and his goons rule the waterfront with an iron fist, meaning that if you want to stay alive, you do things Johnny's way.
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Author Biography - Budd Schulberg
Budd Schulberg, who wrote the original screenplay for the film On the Waterfront, is also the author of What Makes Sammy Run?, The Harder They Fall, Sparring with Hemingway, and Moving Pictures: Memories of a Hollywood Prince, among many other books. He lives on Long Island, New York.
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