James T. Fisher speaks about Karl Malden in the Irish Echo

In an article published before the news of Karl Malden’s death was known, Peter McDermott of the Irish Echo interviews James T. Fisher, author of On the Irish Waterfront: The Crusader, the Movie, and the Soul of the Port of New York, about the Rev. John M. “Pete” Corridan. Corridan, the priest upon whom Malden’s character in On the Waterfront was modeled, died 25 years ago, on July 1, 1984:

Remembering Fr. Pete

James T. Fisher speaks about Karl Malden in the Irish Echo