About the film
neighbor summer pre-code melting pot
Release Date: September 05, 1931
|Slogan||:||«The simple story of LIFE through the window pane of the house across the street.»|
|Production Companies||:||Feature Productions, Samuel Goldwyn Productions, United Artists|
|Writers||:||Elmer Rice, Elmer Rice|
The setting is a city block during a sweltering summer, where the residents serve as representatives of the not-very-idealized American melting pot. There is idle chitchat, gossip, jealousy, racism, adultery, and suddenly but not unexpectedly, a murder.