Plot & Details
Adapted from a play which was originally produced by the Federal Theatre Project (part of the WPA), this is a film from the Depression era which shows the disparity between life in the slums and the life of the upper class. When a young man inherits a city block in the ghetto, he begins to meet those who live there. One, a young boy, had been crippled in a fire which ripped through his tenement. He meets and falls in love with this young boy's sister as well.
- MPAA Rating: Not Yet Rated
- Genre(s): Drama,Romance
- Run Time: 79min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 01/14/2008
- Distributor(s): Paramount
- Director(s): Dudley Murphy
- Starring: Sylvia Sidney , Myron McCormick , Sidney Lumet
- Keywords: against-all-odds,boy,city,depression,escape,fire,forbidden-love,handicap,life,love,meeting,nation,poverty,slice-of-life,slum-lord,slums,social-commentary,survivor,tenement,upper-class,youth