Of Mice and Men Poster

Release Date: December 30th, 1939

DVD Release Date: August 26th, 1998

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
In this acclaimed adaptation of the novella by John Steinbeck, migrant farmhands George Milton (Burgess Meredith) and Lennie Small (Lon Chaney Jr.) begin working at a ranch near Soledad, California, after the mentally handicapped Lennie got the pair in trouble at their last job. George dreams of settling down on their own farm where Lennie can tend his beloved rabbits, but despite George's best efforts to protect his friend, events accidentally take a tragic turn.

Cast: Burgess Meredith, Lon Chaney Jr., Betty Field, Charles Bickford, Roman Bohnen, Bob Steele, Noah Beery Jr., Oscar O'Shea

Director: Lewis Milestone

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Hal Roach Studios Inc.

Distributors: United Artists, Favorite Films Corporation, Image Entertainment Inc.

Keywords: Sacrifice, 1930s, Emotional, Quest, Friendship, Wife


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Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)
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Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Outstanding Production