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Street Scene

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[[Performer~P164197~Elmer Rice's~elmerrice]] Pulitzer Prize-winning play Street Scene was purchased for the screen by producer [[Performer~P91976~Samuel Goldwyn~samuelgoldwyn]] in 1931. The entire story takes place on the street in front of a foreboding old New York brownstone, between one evening and the next afternoon. The individual fates of eight neighboring Manhattan families intertwine during this brief stretch of time. Special emphasis is given the Maurrant family: the philandering mother...more

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