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Grapes of Wrath, The

Synopsis
Feature film based on the novel by John Steinbeck. An impoverished dustbowl family’s struggle to reach the orchards of California, and the exploitation which awaits them.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. b&w. 130 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1940
Availability
Hire
Documentation
The DVD includes a copy of the book
Uses
Courses discussing ideology and political propaganda in the twentieth century.*
Subjects
Literature; Sociology
Keywords
agriculture; literature - American; migrant personnel; migrant workers; social conditions; United States of America; Steinbeck, John

Credits

Director
John Ford
Producer
Darryl F Zanuck
Writer
Nunnally Johnson
Contributor
Gregg Toland
Cast
Henry Fonda 
Jane Darwell 
John Carradine 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£15.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
129 minutes
Year
2005

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

20th Century Fox

Distributor

Name

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Web
http://www.fox.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7753 8686
Fax
020 7437 1625
Address
Twentieth Century House
31-32 Soho Square
London
W1D 3AP
Notes
Feature films from Fox and MGM for sale on DVD and Blu-ray via retail outlets.
Name

Filmbankmedia

Email
info@filmbankmedia.com
Web
https://www.filmbankmedia.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 3866 6525
Address
1st Floor, 67-74 Saffron Hill
London
EC1N 8QX
UK
Notes
The main source in the UK for hire of feature films for non-theatrical presentations. The extensive catalogue includes vintage classics, independent films and big blockbusters. Available on 16mm as well as VHS and DVD. Also provides advice on contractual matters.
 

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