Of Mice and Men
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You can't get much closer to the source than this 1939 production—and Curley's wife even gets a name.
With Robert Blake and Randy Quaid.
John Malkovich and Gary Sinise… do we need to say more? Why aren't you watching it right now?
Check out this nifty review of the first stage production in Life.
Or your pencil, if you're feeling unsure: here's an entire Steinbeck crossword puzzle.
Read Robert Burns's entire "To a Mouse" here, with some helpful links for the tricky dialect. Like "daimen-icker."
Check out this neat Japanese graphic novel based on Of Mice and Men.
It's not like you have anything better to do with the next 1:46:23 minutes than watch the full-length 1939 adaptation. Right?
Gary Sinise just can't catch a break. Here he is in the trailer for the 1992 movie, two years before losing his legs in 1994's Forrest Gump.
George shoots Lennie. (Oops, did we spoil it?)
Listen to a real Scotsman read Robert Burns's "To a Mouse." (We recommend reading along.)
And listen to this nifty, full-length audiobook.
Curley's wife is wearing her finest in this poster for the 1939 movie.
Here's a nice, minimalist book cover from the first edition.