The Grapes of Wrath

United States, 1940

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Adaptation of John Steinbeck’s famous novel. The dramatic story of the Joad family and their migration to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Depression. An observance of America during a difficult era, the film reveals considerable compassion for poor, honest people struggling for dignity against seemingly insurmountable odds. Stars Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine and Charley Grapewin.

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Darryl F. Zanuck

Nunnally Johnson

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Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation


John Ford



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