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On The Waterfront (1954) -- (Movie Clip) I Coulda Been Somebody!

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    On The Waterfront (1954) -- (Movie Clip) I Coulda Been Somebody!

    From the defining scene in Elia Kazan's landmark picture, crooked union lawyer Charley (Rod Steiger) with an offer and a threat to his ex-fighter longshoreman brother Terry (Marlon Brando), in On The Waterfront, 1954.

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