Red Hook & On the Waterfront

Hello all,

I’ve posted two links for those who would like to learn more about some of the connections between the film On the Waterfront and labor/corruption issues in Brooklyn.

The first link is to a New York Times article from 1990 describing the final days of Brooklyn ILA local 1814:

The second link is an excerpt from a new book on the New York  waterfront called Dark Harbor.  The excerpt describes the infamous case of Peter Panto whose life and legend is said to have inspired both Arthur Miller and Elia Kazan to pursue film projects set on the New York waterfront.

-Peter Catapano


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