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    The Grapes of Wrath (20th Century Fox, 1940). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    We are always excited when a piece turns up on this truly seminal classic of the American screen. The dramatic imagery on this original lobby card is one of the most sought after of the set. It shows the entire family saying goodbye as they begin their journey to "the garden of Eden," California, from the wasted dustbowl. The entire family aboard the overloaded truck is focused on saying goodbye. Jane Darwell, the archetypal mother of the clan, is the only one focused instead on their future and what it might hold. Her dramatic heartfelt countenance conveys her feelings perfectly. Its the proof of why she so deserved her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. There are pinholes in the corners and one in the background, pieces of paper tape on the reverse, and small tears in the left and right borders. There is a minor stain in the lower left corner, and a crease in the border of the lower right corner. Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2010
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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