What to Watch on Netflix After Five Came Back
Slate Magazine (blog)
Ford eventually employed four different narrators, including The Grapes of Wrath's Henry Fonda and Jane Darwell, to create an impressionistic, almost hallucinatory mood, but when the battle itself starts, they fall silent, offering only four simple ...
Curt Smith: How Lucy changed Robert Osborne's life
Osborne went from one acting test to another, one day meeting actress Jane Darwell, the sublime Ma Joad of John Ford's epic The Grapes of Wrath. She was wowed by Robert's knowledge of film's past. By now, Osborn had virtually run out of money for food, ...
THE GRAPES OF WRATH Screening Thursday March 16th at Webster University
We Are Movie Geeks
B/W has never looked this good. Even though some of the sets were obviously sound stages, you won't really mind. The film is preachy, but these were desperate times back then.. All of the performances ring true, especially Jane Darwell as Tom's mother.
TCM Host Robert Osborne Dead at 84; Survived by Same-Sex Partner
One of the actresses he appeared with — Grapes of Wrath Oscar-winner Jane Darwell — suggested he go to Hollywood, the Los Angeles Times reports. Once there, he signed a contract with Desilu Studios, where Lucille Ball was nurturing a group of young ...