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The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

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Release Date:March 15, 1940
Running time:128 minutes
Cast:Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin, Dorris Bowdon
Director:John Ford
Producer:Darryl F. Zanuck
Writer:Nunnally Johnson, John Steinbeck
Distributor:Twentieth Century Fox Film Cor

Description: Following a prison term he served for manslaughter, Tom Joad returns to find his family homestead overwhelmed by weather and the greed of the banking industry. With little work potential on the horizon of the Oklahoma dust bowls, the entire family packs up and heads for the promised land ? California. But the arduous trip and harsh living conditions they encounter offer little hope, and family unity proves as daunting a challenge as any other they face.

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