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  • American Experience The Crash of 1929 (Season 3, Episode 5)
  • TV-G
    TV Episode | 55 min | Documentary, Biography, History

American Experience

The Crash of 1929 (Season 3, Episode 5)
TV-G
TV Episode | 55 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Examines the stock market crash of 1929 with interviews from descendants of several Wall Street insiders.
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Updated Nov 19, 1990

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Nov 19, 1990 (United States)

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24 cast members
Name Known for
Philip Bosco
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
Reuben L. Cain
Self - Stock Salesman, 1929 Self - Stock Salesman, 1929   See fewer
Calvin Coolidge
Self - President of the United States (archive footage) Self - President of the United States (archive footage)   See fewer
Rita Mitchell Cushman
Self - Daughter of Charles E. Mitchell Self - Daughter of Charles E. Mitchell   See fewer
William C. Durant
Self - Former Chairman and CEO of General Motors (archive footage) Self - Former Chairman and CEO of General Motors (archive footage)   See fewer
Thomas A. Edison
Self - Inventor (archive footage) Self - Inventor (archive footage)   See fewer
Henry Ford
Self - Former CEO of The Ford Motor Car Company (archive footage) Self - Former CEO of The Ford Motor Car Company (archive footage)   See fewer
John Kenneth Galbraith
Self - Economist Self - Economist   See fewer
Manly P. Hall
Self - Founder, Philosophical Research Society Self - Founder, Philosophical Research Society   See fewer
Herbert Hoover
Self - President of the United States (archive footage) Self - President of the United States (archive footage)   See fewer
Ben Karol
Self - Newpaper Delivery Boy, 1929 Self - Newpaper Delivery Boy, 1929   See fewer
Edward Lamont
Self - Grandson of Thomas W. Lamont Self - Grandson of Thomas W. Lamont   See fewer
Patricia Livermore
Self - Daughter-In-Law of Jesse Livermore Self - Daughter-In-Law of Jesse Livermore   See fewer
Arthur Marx
Self - Son of Groucho Marx Self - Son of Groucho Marx   See fewer
Tom McCormick
Self - Stock Sales Clerk, 1929 Self - Stock Sales Clerk, 1929   See fewer
Craig Mitchell
Self - Son of of Charles E. Mitchell Self - Son of of Charles E. Mitchell   See fewer
J.P. Morgan
Self - President of J.P. Morgan Bank (archive footage) Self - President of J.P. Morgan Bank (archive footage)   See fewer
Michael Nesbitt
Self - Grandson of Michael J. Meehan Self - Grandson of Michael J. Meehan   See fewer
Babe Ruth
Self - Yankees #3 (archive footage) Self - Yankees #3 (archive footage)   See fewer
Aristo Scrobogna
Self - Secretary to William C. Durant Self - Secretary to William C. Durant   See fewer
Horace Silverstone
Self - Nyse Telephone Clerk, 1929 Self - Nyse Telephone Clerk, 1929   See fewer
Robert Sobel
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
William Howard Taft
Self - Chief Justice of the United States (archive footage) Self - Chief Justice of the United States (archive footage)   See fewer
Jimmy Walker
Self - Mayor of New York City (archive footage) Self - Mayor of New York City (archive footage)   See fewer
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