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Other Formats:  Grapes of Wrath DVD

Release Date: 4/6/2004
Original Release: 1940
Format: DVD
Length: 129 minutes
Rating: Not Rated
Rating Reason: (Reason unavailable)
UPC: 024543103301
Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainm

Directed by: John Ford
Featuring: Charley Grapewin, Doris Bowden, Eddie Quillan, Grant Mitchell, Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, John Qualen, O.Z. Whitehead, Russell Simpson, Zeffie Tilbury
Categories: Dramas, Classic, Family Interaction, Tear Jerker, Social Issues, Recommended, Poverty, Essential Cinema

Grapes of Wrath Fox Studio Classics DVD Description
John Ford's memorable screen version of John Steinbeck's epic novel of the Great Depression--often regarded as the director's best film--stars Henry Fonda as Tom Joad. After having served a brief prison sentence for manslaughter, Joad arrives at his family's Oklahoma farm only to find it abandoned. Muley (John Qualen), a neighbor now nearly mad with grief, tells Tom of the drought that has transformed the farmland of Oklahoma into a desert and of the preying land agents who have plowed under the shacks of the sharecroppers. Joined by former hellfire preacher Casy (John Carradine), Tom finds his extended family, including Pa (Charles Grapewin) and his indomitable Ma (Jane Darwell), packing their ramshackle truck to seek work in the fields of California. As the family treks across the country, their dissolution begins with the deaths of Tom's grandparents at close intervals. When they arrive in California, the Joads find only an abundance of poverty-stricken migrants like themselves and little in the way of potential work. Yet, ever resilient, they maintain their dignity, hoping for the best.

Among the talented cast, Fonda does perhaps the best work of his career, as does Qualen in the film's most haunting sequence. Director of photography Gregg Toland captures the suffering and the weathered, luminous nobility of the Joads and the other uprooted, drifting families, creating striking images equal to the best work of Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans. In a stirring film that stands as a microcosm of the depression experience of millions, Ford gives poverty a human face in a way that was rare then and even rarer in the decades to follow as Hollywood films with a sense of class consciousness dwindled like a species nearing extinction.

DVD Features
Region 1
Keep Case
Dyak Sude
Full Frame -
1.33
Audio:
Stereo - English
Mono - English
Mono - Spanish
Additional Release Material:
Audio Commentary -
1. Joseph McBride - Film Scholar, Susan Shillinglaw - Film Scholar
Documentaries -
1. "Darryl F. Zanuck: 20th Century Filmmaker"
Outtakes
Trailers -
1. Theatrical Trailer
2. Movietone Newsreel Footage
3. "Studio Classics"
Restoration Comparison
Text/Image Galleries:
Archive Stills

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Awards
  • Winner, 1940 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Jane Darwell
  • Winner, 1940 Academy Awards: Best Director - John Ford



Technical Specifications
  • Closed Captioned
  • Color - B&W
  • Additional Information - Fox Studio Classics



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