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Tom Joad's final speech.

by Curtis Marez

This scene depicts Tom Joad's famous speech.  Its reference to the realities of police violence against farm workers, and, more importantly, its collective address, in part explain the film's appeal to the farm worker movement.

Tom Joad's final speech.

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Tom Joad's final speech.

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