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Edge of the City

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
Axel Nordmann (John Cassavetes) takes a job as a dock laborer and is continually harassed by his tyrannical supervisor, Charles Malik (Jack Warden). Malik knows a secret from Axel's past, forcing the young worker to endure his boss's torment. Eventually, Axel befriends Tommy Tyler (Sidney Poitier), an African-American co-worker with a managerial job. Tommy teaches Axel to respect himself. However, Malik, a racial bigot, is threatened by Tommy's confidence, and the situation turns violent.

Cast: John Cassavetes , Sidney Poitier , Jack Warden , Kathleen Maguire , Ruby Dee , Robert F. Simon , Ruth White , William A. Lee

Director: Martin Ritt

Genres: Drama

Edge of the City (1957)

Release Date: May 6th, 2000|1 hr. 25 min.

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