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Tom's old friend Casy is leading a strike. In a vigilante mob attack, Casy goes down and Tom hits back. Stars Robert Sheehan.

By John Steinbeck
Dramatised by Donna Franceschild

A Pulitzer Prize winning novel about economic migration and the endurance of the human spirit set against the backdrop of America's Great Depression and Dust Bowl.

Just as the Joads money and food run out, they find work on a peach farm. But Tom discovers they're breaking a strike led by their old friend Casy the Preacher. Tom and Casy are ambushed by a Deputy Sheriff and a mob of vigilantes and Casy is killed. In his fury, Tom hits back before running for his life.

The Joad family's dream of a promised land is about to end.

Director: Kirsty Williams.

58 minutes

Last on

Fri 29 Jun 2018 03:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Tom Robert Sheehan
Ma Michelle Fairley
Rosasharn Melody Grove
Pa Steven McNicoll
Al Finn den Hertog
Ruthie Nicola Jo Cully
Mrs Wainright Irene MacDougall
Mr Wainright Jimmy Chisholm
Guard Nick Underwood
Cotton Boss Nick Underwood
Store Clerk Laurie Brown
Boy Laurie Brown
Director Kirsty Williams
Producer Kirsty Williams
Writer Donna Franceschild

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