The camera opens with a shot of bright red autumn. The music plays softly and then swells as the credits roll and the shot gently sweeps down to reveal the quiet streets of an American town. Behatted men and women stroll the pavement in long coats as tail-finned cars painted in clean primary colours pass them by.
Setting a marriage portrait in an actual domestic setting is amazingly modern. The whole picture is prophetic of the art of the future.