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    The Grapes of Wrath (20th Century Fox, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41"). John Ford's sensitive but spirited direction for an adaptation of John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel was a solid hit with depression-era audiences, many of whom had recently made the trek from the Midwest wastelands to the "promised land" of California. Nominated for seven Oscars, Ford would win for Best Director, but it would be Best Actress in a Supporting Role winner Jane Darwell whose closing speech of the film brought audiences to their feet cheering: "Can't wipe us out. Can't lick us. We'll go on forever. 'Cause we're the people." There is restoration for pinholes, a tear in the photo, and minor paper loss along the fold lines. Here's a rare opportunity to acquire the outstanding one sheet for this historic film. Fine on Linen.

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