About

John, an ambitious but undisciplined New York City office worker, meets and marries Mary. They start a family, struggle to cope with marital stress, financial setbacks, and tragedy, all while lost amid the anonymous, pitiless throngs of the big city.

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Directed by

King Vidor

Written by

King Vidor (Screenplay)
Joseph Farnham (Writer)
John V.A. Weaver (Screenplay)

Runtime

104 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

silent film marriage new york tragedy

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#227 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Picture, Unique and Artistic Production

Oscar nomination for Best Director, Dramatic Picture