The Grapes of Wrath Part 6

The Grapes of Wrath Part 6
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  • THE JOADS ARRIVE AT THE PEACH FARM THAT THE ROADSIDE BUSINESSMAN HAD TOLD THEM ABOUT. THEY SEE THAT MANY OF THE PEOPLE WORKING THERE ARE UNHAPPY WITH HOW THEY ARE BEING TREATED. THEY ARE OFFERED JOBS THAT PAY A MEASLY FIVE CENTS PER BOX OF PEACHES.
  • THE JOADS BARELY ENOUGH MONEY TO LIVE ON. BY THE END OF THE DAY, THE WHOLE FAMILY HAS ONLY MADE A DOLLAR. WHILE ON A WALK AROUND THE ORCHARD, TOM SPOTS SOME COMMOTION BY THE ROAD. HE GOES TO INVESTIGATE IT.
  • AT THE ROADSIDE CAMP, TOM IS REUNITED WITH HIS OLD PAL JIM CASY. TOM LEARNS THAT AFTER CASY FROM RELEASED FROM JAIL, HE BECAME A LEADER AMONG THE MIGRANT WORKERS, AND THAT HE IS NOW LEADING A STRIKE. AS THE TWO CATCH UP, THEY HEAR SOMETHING APPROACHING...
  • CASY?! IS THAT YOU? WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE?
  • WELL IF IT ISN'T YOUNG TOMMY JOAD! COME, I'LL EXPLAIN.
  • TOM AND CASY ENCOUNTER A PAIR OF POLICE OFFICERS CRACKING DOWN ON STRIKERS. THEY KNOW THAT CASY IS THEIR LEADER, SO THEY ATTACK AND KILL HIM.
  • LISTEN, YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'RE DOING-
  • LOOK, THAT'S HIM!
  • STAND WHERE YOU ARE!
  • CASY'S DEATH AT THE HANDS OF THE OFFICER PUTS TOM INTO A BLIND FURY. HE LASHES OUT AT HIS FRIEND'S KILLER, DEALING A LETHAL BLOW AND AVENGING CASY. TOM THEN FLEES THE CHAOTIC SCENE, RETREATING BACK TO HIS FAMILY.
  • CASY! NO!
  • TOM RETURNS TO HIS FAMILY'S HOUSE BATTERED AND BLOODIED. HE OFFERS TO RUN AWAY BY HIMSELF, BUT MA REFUSES, INSISTING THAT HE STAY WITH THEM. INSTEAD, SHE SAYS THAT THE WHOLE FAMILY WILL FLEE THE PEACH FARM.
  • I GOT IN A FIGHT.
  • YEAH. I GOT TO HIDE.
  • YOU IN TROUBLE?
  • TOM!
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