Of Mice and Men (1939)

The film adaptation of the Steinbeck classic is the second film in the library's January series "1939: Hollywood's Golden Year." OF MICE AND MEN (based on the novel by John Steinbeck) - hosted by Charlie Myers George and Lennie are a pair of itinerant farm hands who dream of someday having their own modest ranch, but in the meantime toil for uncaring ranch owners. Finally, the two friends land at a farm where circumstances seem to bring their fantasies within reach. It is all the more tragic then, when Lennie finds trouble that there is no running away from. Starring Burgess Meredith, Lon Chaney, Jr., Betty Field and Charles Bickford. Directed by Lewis Milestone. (1939 / b&w / 111 min.)

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