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Edge of the City (1957)

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85 min | Drama

Two New York City longshoremen Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader whose growing friendship is threatened by Charles Malik, a notably repellent punk.
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Director
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Robert Alan Aurthur (story) (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Joseph C. Brun (as Joseph Brun)
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Updated Jan 4, 1957

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Jan 4, 1957 (United States)

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17 cast members
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John Cassavetes
Axel Nordmann Axel Nordmann   See fewer
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Sidney Poitier
Tommy Tyler Tommy Tyler   See fewer
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Jack Warden
Charlie Malick Charlie Malick   See fewer
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Kathleen Maguire
Ellen Wilson Ellen Wilson   See fewer
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Ruby Dee
Lucy Tyler Lucy Tyler   See fewer
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Val Avery
Brother Brother   See fewer
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Robert F. Simon
George Nordmann (as Robert Simon) George Nordmann (as Robert Simon)   See fewer
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Ruth White
Katherine Nordmann Katherine Nordmann   See fewer
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John Kellogg
Detective Detective   See fewer
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David Clarke
Wallace (as David Clark) Wallace (as David Clark)   See fewer
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Estelle Hemsley
Mrs. Price Mrs. Price   See fewer
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Ralph Bell
Night Boss (uncredited) Night Boss (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Dana
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Glenn
Stevedore (uncredited) Stevedore (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Jordan
Old Stevedore (uncredited) Old Stevedore (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike O'Dowd
Malick's Henchman (uncredited) Malick's Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.2 / 10 | 2,205 votes