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    Father Barry (Karl Malden) with a fiery sermon in the hold of a ship where a longshoreman has been killed by union thugs, Terry (Marlon Brando), Edie (Eva Marie Saint), the sister of an earlier victim, and boss Johnny (Lee J. Cobb) in the audience, from Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront, 1954.

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