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Title The grapes of wrath / Twentieth Century-Fox ; directed by John Ford ; producer, Darryl F. Zanuck ; screenplay, Nunnally Johnson.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
©2008

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  DVD GRAPES OF WRATH    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  CLASSIC DVD GRA    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD GRAPES OF WRATH    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - DVDs  DVD GRAPES    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD GRAPES OF WRATH    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD GRAPES    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD GRAPES    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture
Series The Ford at Fox collection
Ford at Fox collection.
Note Fullscreen (1.33:1).
System Details DVD.
Language In English (Dolby Digital stereo or mono) or Spanish (Dolby Digital mono) with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Note Based on the novel by John Steinbeck.
Cast Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin, Dorris Bowdon, Russell Simpson, O.Z. Whitehead.
Credits Photography, Gregg Toland ; music, Alfred Newman ; editor, Robert Simpson ; associate producer, Nunnally Johnson.
Summary Tom Joad, a paroled convict, returns to his family farm in the Oklahoma only to learn that the Joads have been forced off their land by dust storms and crop failures, and are joining other displaced families all migrating to California for work and a better life. After a grueling and dangerous trip, they arrive at a terrible migrant camp, full of starving families and surrounded by armed guards. Because of the terrible working conditions, some of the workers organize a strike. Tom attends a secret meeting of the strikers, which is discovered by the guards. As Tom tries to defend a friend from the attack, he inadvertently kills a guard and realizes he has to leave the family. He vows to continue fighting for social reform, and Ma Joad declares her intent to keep the family strong and carry on.
Note Special features: side A: audio commentary by film historian Joseph McBride and Steinbeck scholar Susan Shillinglaw ; U.K. prologue ; side B: Darryl F. Zanuck: 20th Century Filmmaker as seen on Biography on the A & E Network ; restoration comparison ; original theatrical trailer ; still gallery ; Fox Movietonews: 1934: Worst Drought in Many Years Hits Middle West; 1934: Drought Distress Is Increasing In the Midwest; 1934: Midwest Drought Distress Becomes National Disaster; 1934: Outtakes; 1941: Roosevelt Lauds Motion Picture At Academy Fete ; studio classics.
Parts of summary from Wikipedia and Allmovie.com.
LC also holds optical disc viewing copy in the LC Purchase Collection, a 16 mm. viewing print in the Aubinoe (Alvin L., Jr.) Family Film Collection, and a theatrical projection print in the Twentieth Century-Fox Collection. DLC
Awards This film was selected for the National Film Registry.
Note Sources used: videodisc container; Copyright catalog online; IMDb, February 22, 2016; Wikipedia, December 9, 2016; Allmovie.com, December 9, 2016.
Contents Side A. Feature -- side B. Supplemental.
Subject Dust Bowl Era (1931-1939) (OCoLC)fst00899651
Rural families -- Oklahoma -- Drama.
Fortitude -- Drama.
Farmers -- Oklahoma -- Drama.
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939 -- Drama.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Drama.
Migrant agricultural laborers -- California -- Drama.
Labor camps -- California -- Drama.
Depressions. (OCoLC)fst00890969
Farmers. (OCoLC)fst00921321
Fortitude. (OCoLC)fst00933049
Labor camps. (OCoLC)fst00989882
Migrant agricultural laborers. (OCoLC)fst01020686
Rural families. (OCoLC)fst01101623
California. (OCoLC)fst01204928
Oklahoma. (OCoLC)fst01205031
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1929-1939
Genre/Form DVDs.
DVD-Video discs.
Videodiscs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Historical films. (OCoLC)fst01710314
Social problem films. (OCoLC)fst01710452
Social problem films.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Ford, John, 1894-1973, film director.
Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979, film producer.
Johnson, Nunnally, screenwriter, film producer.
Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982, actor.
Darwell, Jane, 1880-1967, actor.
Carradine, John, actor.
Grapewin, Charles, 1869-1956, actor.
Bowdon, Dorris, actor.
Simpson, Russell, 1877-1959, actor.
Whitehead, O. Z., actor.
Toland, Gregg, director of photography.
Newman, Alfred, 1901-1970, composer (expression)
Simpson, Robert, 1910-1977, editor of moving image work.
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Grapes of wrath.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, production company.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., film distributor.
Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
Added Title Grapes of wrath (Motion picture)
ISBN 9786311617540
6311617544
0764585967
9780764585968
Standard No. 024543482864
024543482642
024543483113 (boxed set)
024543103301 $14.98
Music No. 2248264 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
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