Street Scene (1931)

Director
King Vidor

Main cast
Sylvia Sidney; William Collier; Estelle Taylor; Beulah Bondi; David Landau

Genres
Drama

Description
The setting is one anonyomous city block during a sweltering summer, where the residents - Italian and Jew, Swede and German and Irish - serve as representatives of the not-very-idealized American melting pot. There is idle chitchat...idle gossip...jealousy...racism...adultery...and, suddenly but not unexpectedly, a murder.


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