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By vivian c sobchack since its release in 1940, the film version of the grapes of wrath has attracted enormous and enduring critical and popular attention 1 yet, in some ways it has also remained a neglected film, a film obscured by the shadow of its illustrious parentage (john ford out of john steinbeck) and by its generic absorption into that body of culturally significant art. The grapes of wrath (1939) john ford (1894-1973) john ford, an american film director, was a master of the western the film touches on themes of revenge. John ford (february 1, 1894 - august 31, 1973) was an american film directorhe is renowned both for westerns such as stagecoach (1939), the searchers (1956), and the man who shot liberty valance (1962), as well as adaptations of classic 20th-century american novels such as the film the grapes of wrath (1940.
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