Father Barry: Some people think the Crucifixion only took place on Calvary. They better wise up! Taking Joey Doyle's life to stop him from testifying is a crucifixion. And dropping a sling on Kayo
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Father Barry:
Some people think the Crucifixion only took place on Calvary. They better wise up! Taking Joey Doyle's life to stop him from testifying is a crucifixion. And dropping a sling on Kayo Dugan because he was ready to spill his guts tomorrow, that's a crucifixion. And every time the Mob puts the pressure on a good man, tries to stop him from doing his duty as a citizen, it's a crucifixion. And anybody who sits around and lets it happen, keeps silent about something he knows that happened, shares the guilt of it just as much as the Roman soldier who pierced the flesh of our Lord to see if he was dead.

Transcript:
Some people think the crucifixion
only took place on Calvary.
Well, they'd better wise up.
Takin' Joey Doyle's life to stop him
from testifying is a crucifixion.
And droppin' a sling on Kayo Dugan...
because he was ready to spill his guts tomorrow -
that's a crucifixion!
And every time the mob puts
the pressure on a good man...
tries to stop him from doing his duty as a citizen...
it's a crucifixion!
And anybody who sits around and lets it happen...
keeps silent about something he knows has happened...
shares the guilt of it
just as much as the Roman soldier...
who pierced the flesh of our Lord
to see if he was dead.
[ Man ] Go back to your church, Father!
Boys, this is my church!
And if you don't think Christ is down here on the
waterfront, you've got another guess comin'!
[ Man ] Get off the dock, Father!
Tillio, don't do that.
- Whose side you on, boy?
- Let him finish.
Every morning...
when the hiring boss blows his whistle...
Jesus stands alongside you in the shape-up.
He sees why some of you get picked
and some of you get passed over.
He sees the family men
worryin' about gettin' the rent...
and gettin' food in the house
for the wife and the kids.
He sees you sellin' your souls
to the mob for a day's pay!
The next bum that throws somethin' deals with me!
I don't care if he's twice my size!
Now, what does Christ think of the easy-money boys...
who do none of the work and take all of the gravy?
And how does he feel
about the fellas who wear $150 suits...
and diamond rings on your union dues...
and your kickback money?
And how does he...
who spoke up without fear against every evil...
feel about your silence?
Shut up about that!
Just watch this.
[ Body Thuds ]
Did you see that?

Clip duration: 125 seconds
Views: 42
Uploaded: 12 December, 2020
Genres: crime, drama, thriller
Summary: An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.


Actors

Father Barry - Karl Malden