GOSSIP, PAIN, & MURDER DURING A SIZZLING SUMMER IN THE MELTING POT
Although a Filmed Pulitzer Prize Winning Stage Play, Director King Vidor Embraces the Art of Film in Many Ways to Make this a Rewarding and Near Flawless Movie .
Set in the Oppressing Heat of a New York City Tenement in a Contemporary Climate of "Forced" Integration in the Depression Era.
There is Deep Dialog and Drama that is Insightful and Instructive to Modern Audiences Concerned with the "Reality" of City Life in the Early Thirties.
A Goodly Amount of Pre-Code Inclusions, Like Racial Slurs, Religious Diversity, Unbridled Female Anatomy, and Adultery.
It is Also Prescient Today with Things like a Welfare Worker's Chilling Eviction of a Helpless Family.…