About the film
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Release Date: February 20, 1941
|Slogan||:||«ON THE SCREEN AT LAST! The Picture you've waited eight years to see...Picturized by the men who gave you "GRAPES OF WRATH"»|
|Production Companies||:||20th Century Fox|
|Producers||:||Darryl F. Zanuck|
|Writers||:||Nunnally Johnson, Erskine Caldwell, Jack Kirkland|
Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of sharecroppers live in rural Georgia where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a bank's plans to take over the land for more profitable farming.