Tom Hanley in his apartment in Bayonne, New Jersey. His father was killed on the docks by the Mafia when he was just four months old. When he was 14 he played a part alongside Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront. He has been working on the docks for 50 years and is now Recording Secretary for dockers union Local 1588. The docks of New York and New Jersey have for generations been synonymous with organised crime, with the Genovese family in control of the New Jersey waterfront and the Gambinos in control of the New York side.