In his compact little study of California writers, The Boys in the Back Room, Edmund Wilson comments on the problems inherent in the close affiliation
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
by Dilys Powell The Grapes of Wrath is not just a film, not just a tragedy, not just a social indictment even; it is an
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
Athough audiences still want to see John Ford’s “The Grapes of Wrath” (1940), it has been belittled by critics since the emergence of scholarly interest in American film in the 1960s.