The Grapes of Wrath

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974. First Draft script for an unproduced television movie. Based on John Steinbeck's 1939 novel of the same title and adapted from the screenplay by Nunnally Johnson for the 1940 film.

During the Great Depression and dustbowl era, a family of tenant farmers living and suffering in Oklahoma and forced to move west, abandoning their home. They end up in California, with many other "Okies" like them, searching for a new future.

Peter Knopf is a Emmy-nominated writer, best known for his work on "Posse" (1975), "Peter and Paul" (1981), and "Not My Kid" (1985).

Set in Oklahoma and California.

Green titled wrappers, noted as First Draft on the front wrapper, dated April 12, 1974. Title page present, dated April 12, 1974, noted as First Draft, with credits for novelist Steinbeck, screenwriter Knopf, screenwriter Johnson, and producer Stanley Hough. 131 leaves, with last page of text numbered 127. Mechanical duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads.

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