As Tom Joad, just paroled from prison, Henry Fonda wears a newsboy cap all through “The Grapes of Wrath,” with costume design by Gwen Wakeling. Let’s take a look.
After Joad reaches his family’s farm and finds it abandoned, the brim becomes a little more broken. Notice the great cinematography by Gregg Toland.
And here’s how to wear a newsboy cap when you’re running Okies off their farm.
Now the brim is really bent….
More hard luck…
Tom Joad’s farewell speech.