Street Scene Poster

Release Date: 1931

DVD Release Date: September 19th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
Adapted from a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, this slice-of-life tale captures one day on a residential Manhattan street. Brownstone neighbors gather on a sweltering summer evening to swap the latest gossip about the philandering Mrs. Maurrant (Estelle Taylor) and her alcoholic husband (David Landau). The Maurrants' daughter, Rose (Sylvia Sidney), who longs to escape her seedy existence, must deal with her parents' sins when her father learns of his wife's infidelity.

Cast: Sylvia Sidney, William Collier Sr., Beulah Bondi, Estelle Taylor, Max Montor, David Landau, Matt McHugh, Russell Hopton

Director: King Vidor

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Feature Productions, Samuel Goldwyn Company

Keywords: Father, Gritty, Daughter, Mother, 1930s, Fall, New York City, Transformation, Revenge