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The Grapes of Wrath (feature film)

Community Room
Thursday, Nov 30, 2:00pm to 4:15pm

The Grapes of Wrath.

Directed by John Ford.  Performances by Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Dorris Bowdon, Charley Grapewin.  20th Century Fox, 1940.  Drama.  129 min.  Not rated.

John Ford's powerful adaptation of the John Steinbeck classic about a destitute farm family migrating from Dust Bowl Oklahoma to "the promised land," California, during the Great Depression. Henry Fonda stars and Jane Darwell won a Supporting Actress Oscar as Ma Joad, the soft-spoken, determined matriarch of the clan. Ford won am Oscar for his directing.