Terry Malloy On The Waterfront Analysis

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On the Waterfront is a 1954 award-winning drama film directed by Elia Kazan. The black and white film location established on New York’s waterfront docks. While watching the motion picture, the audience learned about the corrupt practices the mob’s “on the waterfront” performed; clandestinely murdering the dockworkers and anyone who stood in the mob’s path. Not until the end of the film, one courageous man, Terry Malloy, took charge and broke the “strangle-hold power of the union boss, Johnny Friendly” (Dirks). Nevertheless, did Terry Malloy think ethically and create the moral decision to testify to the crime commission and inform them about the fraudulent exercises? According to Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, philosophers created

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