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Also Known As: Died: December 20, 1968
Born: February 27, 1902 Cause of Death: Heart Disease and Congestive Heart Failure
Birth Place: Salinas, California, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
O. Henry's Full House (1952) as Narration
Five stories reveal O. Henry''s gift for the surprise ending.

Writer (feature film)

2.
Cannery Row (1982) as From Story ("Sweet Thursday")
A marine biologist falls for a prostitute in an offbeat waterfront town.
3.
Harness, The (1971) as From Story
A gentle Steinbeck tale about a farmer who is dominated by his ailing wife until a free-thinking young woman turns up at his ranch with her eight-year-old son.
4.
Viva Zapata! (1952) as Writer
Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata leads the peasants against a corrupt president.
5.
The Red Pony (1949) as Screenwriter
A rancher's son learns a valuable lesson when he's given a pony.
6.
The Pearl (1948) as Screenwriter
A Mexican fisherman thinks he's struck it rich when he discovers a valuable pearl.
7.
A Medal for Benny (1945) as Story
8.
Lifeboat (1944) as By
Survivors of a torpedoed boat take in a German Naval officer from the sub that sank them.
9.
The Forgotten Village (1941) as Story and Screenplay

Misc. Crew (feature film)

10.
Of Mice and Men (1992)
Story about the friendship between two ranch hands during the Depression.
11.
John Steinbeck's "The Winter of Our Discontent" (1983)
In his return to dramatic TV after more than fifteen years, Donald Sutherland is a grocery store clerk who dreams of buying back from the present owner the store which had been in his family for generations and his corruption at the hands of the town banker who wants him to sell out his alcoholic fr
12.
Cannery Row (1982)
A marine biologist falls for a prostitute in an offbeat waterfront town.
13.
Of Mice and Men (1981)
Robert Blake and much of the creative talent involved in his "Baretta" series and three "Joe Dancer" TV-movies tackled this television adaptation of John Steinbeck's classic novel focusing on the lives of a pair of itinerant ranch hands in the rural south. Blake and Randy Quaid have the roles taken
14.
Red Pony, The (1973)
Peabody Award-winning color remake of the 1949 movie from the Steinbeck novella -- here without the Billy Buck character -- telling of a turn-of-the-century California farm family and the attachment of their sensitive young son to his horse after being unable to establish an understanding with his g

Writer (special)

15.
Grapes of Wrath, The (1991) as Novel As Source Material ("The Grapes Of Wrath")
A stage presentation of John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath," about the hardships of the Joad family and their flight from Oklahoma's dustbowl to California. The Steppenwolf Theater Company's production featuring the original Broadway cast.
16.
Of Mice and Men (1968) as Novel As Source Material ("Of Mice And Men")
The story, set in California's Salina Valley, follows the unusual relationship between two migrant workers: George, wry and earthy, and Lennie, a powerful giant with the mind of a child. The drama plunges the good-natured pair into a conflict with a ranch owner's vicious, belligerent son and his be

Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)

17.
John Steinbeck's "East of Eden" (1981)
This three-part, eight-hour exploration of the John Steinbeck novel about the Trask family and the women who haunted their lives for two generations covered far more ground than did the 1955 feature film that starred James Dean, Julie Harris and Raymond Massey. Timothy Bottoms and Bruce Boxleitner a

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