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Synopsis

Based on a novel by John Steinbeck, this classic 1940s film looks at the desperation of a young convict (Henry Fonda) and his family (Ma and Pa are played by Jane Darwell and Russell Simpson) as they try to scratch out a living in the dust bowl of America during the Dirty 30s.

MPAA Rating Not Rated
Theatrical Release March 15, 1940
Director John Ford
Cast Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, Russell Simpson
Run Time 129
1940 Twentieth Century Fox / MGM Home Entertainment

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