Since it won eight Academy Awards in 1954, this play has remained popular. The story follows the fortunes of Terry Malloy, a young dockworker, determined to break the grip of a vicious waterfront gang. This edition includes the shooting script and an essay on the making of the film.
Budd Schulberg is famous as the author of the show-biz novel, What Makes Sammy Run? He won the Oscar for his screenplay for On the Waterfront. He also wrote A Face in the Crowd and Wind Across the Everglades for the screen.