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The Joads arrive in an oppressive labor camp.

by Curtis Marez

The Joads arrive in an oppressive labor camp.  The terrible living conditions accurately reflect the situation of many farm workers in the 1930s and after. But part of what made the film so shocking for period audiences, however,  was the fact that it represented a white family that had fallen to the level of many people of color. 

The Joads arrive in an oppressive labor camp.

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The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

from Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Creator: John Ford
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Posted by Curtis Marez
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