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The Grapes of Wrath

The Joad clan, introduced to the world in John Steinbeck's iconic novel, is looking for a better life in California. After their drought-ridden farm is seized by the bank, the family -- led by just-paroled son Tom (Henry Fonda) -- loads up a truck and heads West. On the road, beset by hardships, the Joads meet dozens of other families making the same trek and holding onto the same dream. Once in California, however, the Joads soon realize that the promised land isn't quite what they hoped.
 
  • Genres: Drama
  • Running Time: 129 minutes
  • Release Date: Friday, March 15, 1940
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • Starring: Henry Fonda [Tom Joad], Jane Darwell [Ma Joad], John Carradine [Casy], Charley Grapewin [Grandpa], Dorris Bowdon [Rosasharn], Russell Simpson [Pa Joad], O.Z. Whitehead [Al], John Qualen [Muley], Eddie Quillan [Connie], Zeffie Tilbury [Grandma], Frank Sully [Noah], Frank Darien [Uncle John Joad], Darryl Hickman [Winfield Joad], Shirley Mills [Ruthie Joad], Grant Mitchell [Manager of government camp], Ward Bond [Friendly policeman in Bakersfield], Frank Faylen [Tim Wallace, camp commiteeman], Joe Sawyer [Bookkeeper], Harry Tyler [Bert, diner cook], Charles Middleton [Leader], John Arledge [Davis, bulldozer driver], Hollis Jewell [Muley's son], Paul Guilfoyle [Floyd, agitator], Charles Brown [Wilkie, boy lookout at dance], Roger Imhof [Mr. Thomas, ditch employer]
  • Directed by: John Ford [Director], Darryl F. Zanuck [Producer], Gregg Toland [Cinematographer], Robert Simpson [Film Editor], Richard Day [Art Direction], Mark-Lee Kirk [Art Direction], Thomas Little [Set Decoration], Edward O'Fearna [Assistant Director]
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