Edge of the City (1957)
Release Date: Jan 29, 1957 Limited
Average Rating: 3.6/5
User Ratings: 703
Edge of the City is a modern morality play, acted out in the railyards of New York. AWOL soldier John Cassavetes takes a job as a railroad worker, where he is taunted and bullied by supervisor Jack Warden, a union functionary appointed by the Mob. Cassavetes befriends his African-American co-worker Sydney Poitier, whose very presence enrages the bigoted Warden. Poitier dies in an "accident" arranged by Warden; Cassavetes knows the truth, but is frightened into silence by the corrupt union.
Jan 29, 1957 Limited
Jan 27, 2009
Robert F. Simon
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