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    The Grapes of Wrath (20th Century Fox, 1940). Jumbo Window Card (22" X 28").
    Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Steinbeck, this John Ford masterpiece about dirt-poor Dust Bowl migrants remains one of the most lauded and cherished classics of the cinema. Henry Fonda's career was catapulted by his Academy Award nominated performance as Tom Joad, son of Russell Simpson and Jane Darwell, who won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar. This magnificent jumbo window card with artwork by Thomas Hart Benton captures the gritty essence of the hardships endured along the road to the "promised land" of California. Benton was known for his depiction of life during the Depression and reached the zenith of his popularity during this time. The window card has been restored to address stains in the lower section, small tears in the left and right border, and light surface paper loss. Fine+ on Cardstock.


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