Edge of the City
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Edge of the City
This film 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. Cassavetes befriends his African-American co-worker Sidney Poitier, whose very presence enrages the bigoted Warden.
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"Martin Ritt's impressive feature directing debut is a socially conscious drama, about union corruption, interracial integration, and moral integrity, well acted by John Cassavetes and Sidney Poitier."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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