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Street Scene (1931) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by King Vidor and produced by Samuel Goldwyn.

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Street Scene (1931)

By Angela on Nov 5, 2013 From Hollywood Revue

While New York City is in the grips of a heat wave, the residents of one building beat the heat by sitting on the building’s stoop and catching up on gossip.? Emma Jones (Beulah Bondi), the building’s resident busybody, is only too happy to make sure everyone knows what Anna Murant (Este... Read full article

"Street Scene," or Slum Like It Hot

By David on Oct 20, 2012 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

The 1931 film "Street Scene" opens with Alfred Newman's theme music -- music that is so evocative of a city that it was being used as "New York Music" in 20th Century-Fox films twenty years later. And unlike many film scores of the time, it has a sophisticated orchestration -- you hear it and you ex... Read full article

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Debut of John Qualen.
The play opened in New York City, New York, USA, on 10 January 1929 and had 601 performances. Eight performers in the movie originated their roles in the play: T.H. Manning, Beulah Bondi, Conway Washburne, John Qualen, Matt McHugh, Ann Kostant, Eleanor Wesselhoeft and George Humbert. The play won the Pulitzer Prize in 1929 for best drama.
Film debut of Beulah Bondi.
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Also directed by King Vidor

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Also produced by Samuel Goldwyn

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Also released in 1931

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