Of Mice and Men (1968 film)

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Of Mice and Men
Based onthe novel by John Steinbeck
Written byJohn Hopkins
Directed by Ted Kotcheff
Country of originUSA
Original language(s)English
David Susskind
Original release1968 (1968)

Of Mice and Men is a 1968 TV film. It was an adaptation of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. It was part of ABC's "Theatre Nights". [1] [2]




The text was censored for television. [3]

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