Of Mice and Men 1939

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Of Mice and Men ★★★★ 1939

A powerful adaptation of the classic Steinbeck tragedy about the friendship between two itinerant Southern ranch hands during the Great Depression. Chaney is wonderful as the gentle giant and mentally retarded Lenny, cared for by migrant worker Meredith. They both get into an irreversible situation when a woman is accidentally killed. 107m/C VHS, DVD . Lon Chaney Jr., Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Bob Steele, Noah Beery Jr., Charles Bickford; D: Lewis Milestone; W: Eugene Solow; C: Norbert Brodine; M: Aaron Copland.