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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 50 min.
  • Genres: Culture & Society, Film, History, Social History, TV & Radio, Music
  • Director:Philippe Mora

Synopsis

This documentary compiles newsclips from the 1930s to chronicle the entire decade of The Great Depression. The mood of the country is exemplified in a series of clips contrasting Franklin D. Roosevelt and [[Performer~P10165~James Cagney~jamescagney]]. Films of relevance to the documentary's task are also given attention, including [[Feature~V24013~I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang.~iamafugitivefromachaingang]] The documentary includes many songs from the period, including Woody Guthrie's "Vigilanted...more

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