69th out of 118 books — 32 voters
On the Waterfront: The Play
Budd 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 countr...more
Paperback, 116 pages
Published January 28th 1998 by Ivan R. Dee Publisher
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Budd Schulberg (1914–2009) was a screenwriter, novelist, and journalist who is best remembered for the classic novels What Makes Sammy Run?, The Harder They Fall, and the story On the Waterfront, which he adapted as a novel, play, and an Academy Award–winning film script. Born in New York City, Schulberg grew up in Hollywood, where his father, B. P. Schulberg, was head of production at Paramount,...moreMore about Budd Schulberg...