Cinema: The New Pictures: Sep. 6, 1937

Dead End (Samuel Goldwyn). Most Manhattan streets come to a dead end at the East River. This, and the fact that often on Manhattan's East Side only a course of masonry separates the triplex apartments of the rich from the cold-water flats of the poor, were about all Playwright Sidney Kingsley (Men in White) needed to write one of the most successful plays of the 1935 Broadway season. A large measure of its success was due to Norman Bel Geddes' superrealistic set and to the children Messrs. Geddes & Kingsley cast as the gang...

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