Lon Chaney Jr., Betty Field, and Burgess Meredith in Of Mice and Men (1939)

Of Mice and Men (1939)

1h 46min. // Lennie Small, a mentally disabled man with the size and strength of a giant and his level headed guardian George Milton wander around Central California looking for work as farmhands during the depression era. They end up at a ranch owned by a man whose sadistic son and flirtatious daughter-in-law ruin things for everyone.

 

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Writing Credits: John Steinbeck (story), Eugene Solow (screenplay)

Starring: Lon Chaney Jr. (as Lennie Small), Burgess Meredith (as George Milton), Betty Field (as Mae Jackson)

 

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Awards:

WON. National Board of Review, USA 1940. Top Ten Films.

WON. National Board of Review, USA 1940. Best Acting. Betty Field.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1940. Best Picture.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1940. Best Sound, Recording. Elmer Raguse.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1940. Best Music, Scoring. Aaron Copland.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1940. Best Music, Original Score. Aaron Copland.

 

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Lon Chaney Jr. and Leigh Whipper in Of Mice and Men (1939)

Lon Chaney Jr., Betty Field, and Burgess Meredith in Of Mice and Men (1939)

 

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