The Grapes of Wrath

United States, 1940

Film
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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.

Credits

director
producer

Darryl F. Zanuck

Nunnally Johnson

production company

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

Duration

02:09:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1940

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36610

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Depressions - 1929

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

History → Depressions - 1929

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968

People → Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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