Films of the ’40s

  • 19 April 2011 at 20 : 04 PM

    Films of the ’40s

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    Films of the ’40s

    The Grapes of Wrath, USA, 1940, 129 min. Starring Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine. Directed by John Ford. John Steinbeck’s novel of the Depression (and the politics it helped foster) gets top flight treatment by Ford. The director continues his study of the move westward while effectively portraying Tom Joad’s struggle to understand the […]

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