On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Articles That Inspired the Classic Movie and Transformed the New York Harbor

Book - 2005
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originally appeared in The New York Times, The Saturday Evening Post, and elsewhere in the 1950s. Annotation 2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The late Johnson won the Pulitzer Prize in 1949 for "Crime on the Waterfront," his series of articles about corruption, violence, and racketeering on the New York docks for The New York Sun. Those articles, which were later adapted for the movie On the Waterfront, are collected here for the first time, allowing the reader to revisit the reporting that sparked national scandal and attempts at reform. They are presented along with additional reportage from screenwriter Budd Schulberg that
Publisher: New York : Chamberlain Bros., 2005
ISBN: 1596090138
Branch Call Number: 364.106097 JOH
Characteristics: xlii, 307 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Schulberg, Budd


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