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Grapes of Wrath Original Vintage Lobby Card Movie Poster Fonda

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Vintage Classic Old Movie Film Theater Posters Original Memorabilia Collectibles
The Grapes of Wrath, 1940
Original Vintage Lobby Card Movie Poster (11x14")
Starring Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin


 
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For the discerning, High End Collector of Museum Grade Movie Treasures

For the fist time in our 40 years collecting classic Hollywood treasures, we are excited to have discovered one of the most significant and important pieces we've ever encountered.   From one of the greatest cinematic masterpieces in film history.    And one of the Best movies I have  ever seen!

An Original vintage Lobby Card movie poster actually used in the theater  in 1940 to promote the epic film depicting the unimaginable struggles of the Great Depression "The Grapes of Wrath".   And not just any lobby card, but one of the best of the set, from a most significant scene with two of the main stars, with stunning close-up light 

Very good condition with card is in very good 100% UNrestored condition with nice bright preserved colors.  The only minor issue is the right border has minor scratches and Carradine has a small white ink mark on his neck (a very minir fix if desired). .  That said, look at the images above of this gorgeous piece, what else needs to be said!  And a Particularly Rare lobby card to surface on the market !

This gem is stunning not only for its  artistic beauty but for its representation of a most critical time in American history and its spectacular cinematic portrayal of that consequential period.   This is one of the very rare cases where a really great book is turned into a really great movie! 

NOTE: See our other Original Vintage "Grapes of Wrath" treasures below under, "Other Rare Vintage Treasures You Might Like"

* See enlargeable image above

The Grapes of Wrath (20th Century Fox, 1940).. Lobby Card (11" X 14") 
Nobel prize-winning author John Steinbeck's powerful novel about the devastating effects of the Depression and the nightmare of the dust bowl on a generation of Americans was brilliantly brought to the big screen by director John Ford. Henry Fonda turns in a career-making performance as a former prison inmate returning to his home in the dust storms of Oklahoma. His family has been evicted from their farm and must relocate to California for work and a better life. It's a harrowing tale of the homeless in the Great Depression and is beautifully conveyed on the ad campaign for the film.
From legendary director John Ford comes this enduring tale of the struggle of migrant dust bowl farmers setting out for California during the Great Depression. The quintessential adaptation of John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, this epic drama of the indomitable human spirit features a defining performance by Henry Fonda as Tom Joad.  
John Ford created one of the great classics of the cinema in this searing portrayal of the Joad family's trek to California to escape poverty and persecution. Henry Fonda gives a brilliant performance as Tom Joad, along with Jane Darwell (who won an Academy Award for her performance), John Carradine, and a great supporting cast.
Starring Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin (aka Uncle Henry from Wizard of OZ) , Dorris Bowdon, Russell Simpson, O.Z. Whitehead, John Qualen, Eddie Quillan, Zeffie Tilbury, Frank Sully, Frank Darien, Darryl Hickman, Shirley Mills, Roger Imhof, Grant Mitchell, Ward Bond, Paul Guilfoyle, Robert Shaw, and Tom Tyler. Directed by John Ford.

Paper from this title is highly scarce and coveted and this card is in very good condition with nice bright preserved colors.  

Note: Cvtreasures stamp Not on original