The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

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A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.


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  • Henry Fonda and Dorris Bowdon in The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  • Henry Fonda in The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  • O.Z. Whitehead in The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  • Jane Darwell and Russell Simpson in The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  • Henry Fonda and Jane Darwell in The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

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Darryl F. Zanuck's interest in sound reportedly led him to send a sufficiently loaded replica of the Joad truck to Oklahoma to record the grinding and shifting of gears. Sound effects editor Robert Parrish insists the audio footage was never used, and that Zanuck, ... ...


Quotes

Grandpa Joad: I smell spare ribs. Somebody's been eatin' spare ribs. How come I ain't got none?


Goofs

One of the cars (License plate 263 with the silver bed springs sticking out the back) evacuating the Department of Agriculture camp site leaves the camp twice, once before the Joads pack up and once after.

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Drama | History

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