Two ranch workers, one of them simple-minded, look for work and happiness during the Great Depression, but luck is not in their cards.

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Two ranch workers, one of them simple-minded, look for work and happiness during the Great Depression, but luck is not in their cards.

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OVERLOOKED, BRILLIANT ADAPTATION
29 September 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this over thirty years ago and never forgot it. It's the best version ever made of Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN. Nicol Williamson brought an astonishing reality to the character of Lennie. I find it almost incomprehensible that more people aren't aware of this. Whatever happened to the negative? I hope it exists and that someone will restore and revive it. George Segal wasn't bad either.


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