Description

    The Grapes of Wrath (20th Century Fox, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    John Ford's superb filming of Nobel prize-winning author John Steinbeck's novel is one of the great achievements of cinema. The epic tale of the Joad family begins with Tom (Henry Fonda) returning to his home in Oklahoma after being released from prison. Along with his family members and friends, played by an exceptional cast including Jane Darwell, Charley Grapewin, and John Carradine, Tom and his family make the long trek to California to find work and a better life after being evicted from their farm. As we follow their struggles and setbacks, the audience becomes deeply entwined in their lives and we are given only small glimpses of hope. Darwell, as Ma Joad is particularly moving and inspirational, never giving in and never giving up--the role won her an Academy Award along with director Ford. Considered by all to be a triumph of filmmaking, paper from this classic is highly sought after by collectors and rarely found. Even more scarce is this gorgeous Style A one sheet which features the Joads set against artwork by Thomas Hart Benton, the iconic artist of American Regionalism. This poster is in incredible condition with only pinholes in the corners, smudges in one corner, two extra vertical creases, and small pieces of paper tape on the verso. This is truly an unforgettable poster for an unforgettable American classic. Very Fine.




    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Movie Poster - Flat, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 3,805

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 31 - April 1 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161743 spotlights


    2001: A Space Odyssey (MGM, 1968). One Sheet Style A
    BID NOW


    Fun in Acapulco (Paramount, 1963). Three Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Grateful Dead at the Fillmore West (Bill Graham, 1969). 1st Printing Concert Window
    BID NOW


    Halloween (Compass International, 1978). Blue Ratings Box Style
    BID NOW


    High Plains Drifter (Universal, 1973). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    One Million Years B.C. (20th Century Fox, 1966). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    San Fernando Valley (Republic, 1944). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Colossus of New York (Paramount, 1958). Lobby Card Set of 8
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,809,325