The Blot
The Blot (1921)

A college instructor attempts to support his family on a meager salary while his self-employed neighbor has plenty of cash to spare.

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1921
DVD Release Date: March 2, 2004
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

Weber films this pain-seared drama with a meticulous eye for the telling detail-worn-out shoes, torn carpet, tatty furniture-and for the nuances of social observation and concealments on which pride and shame depend.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Connected with the mostly middle-class audience who identified with the heroine.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

This superb movie helps restore [Weber's] reputation.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Vivid look at income inequality and ordinary people struggling to get by, in a society where only the rich make a decent living.

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Aj V
The romance here is quite average for a movie like this. The actors are average too, no one really stood out for me. Overall an okay movie, not bad but not… More