Tobacco Road
Tobacco Road (1941)

In this film, Charley Grapewin stars as Jeeter Lester, shiftless patriarch of a large backwoods clan. The Lesters are about to be thrown off their land for nonpayment of rent, but anyone who tries to help them is chased away by the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 7, 2000
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

If you can get past its flaws, especially its stereotype characterization of the hillbillies, there's a subversiveness to it that is pleasantly intoxicating.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

John Ford's weirdest film plays like a flip-side of -- or an alternate reality to -- The Grapes of Wrath.

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Stella Dallas
not a bit like the book, it's a comedy and it's watchable i guess. at least they spared gene tierney the harelip