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Ma Joad (Character)
from The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

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The Grapes of Wrath -- A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

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Ma Joad in 'The Grapes of Wrath'


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  1. "Elvis Mitchell: Under the Influence"
        - Richard Gere (2008) TV episode, Played by Jane Darwell (as Ma Joad in 'The Grapes of Wrath')
  2. Roma (2004) Played by Jane Darwell
  3. Fonda on Fonda (1992) (TV) Played by Jane Darwell
  4. America at the Movies (1976) Played by Jane Darwell

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From The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Ma Joad: Well, Pa, a woman can change better'n a man. A man lives sorta - well, in jerks. Baby's born or somebody dies, and that's a jerk. He gets a farm or loses it, and that's a jerk. With a woman, it's all in one flow, like a stream - little eddies and waterfalls - but the river, it goes right on. Woman looks at it thata way. See more »

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