Panic Is On: The Great American Depression As Seen By The Common Man (DVD, CD)

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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 3 hours, 10 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: July 14, 2009
  • Originally Released: 1932
  • Label: Shanachie
  • 2-Disc Set
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • NTSC
  • Digipak
  • Audio:
    • Stereo - English
  • Additional Products:
    • Booklet - Recollections / Letters / Photographs

Disc 1:

Disc 2: Music

Product Description:

A stunning collection of photographs, newsreel and vintage documentary footage, era-specific pop music, and mesmerizing eyewitness accounts make for a palpable time capsule of the Great Depression of 1929.

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Introduction [DVD]
  • 2.Give a Man a Job [DVD]
  • 3.Life in the Thirties [DVD][Excerpt]
  • 4.Mr. Zero Gives to the Needy [DVD]
  • 5.The Boswell Sisters Perform for Legislators [DVD]
  • 6.The Unemployed March for Relief [DVD]
  • 7.A Zuni Indian Offers Perspective on the Depression [DVD]
  • 8.Millions of Us [DVD][Excerpt]
  • 9.Dance Marathons [DVD]
  • 10.The Jazz Age [DVD][Excerpt]
  • 11.A Debutante Sells Her Chinchilla Coat [DVD]
  • 12.Knitting Sweaters for the Unemployed with Fanny Brice [DVD]
  • 13.Union Textile Workers Strike [DVD]
  • 14.The Plow That Broke the Plains [DVD][Excerpt]
  • 15.The River [DVD][Excerpt]
  • 16.Mr. Zero Evicted [DVD]
  • 17.Work Pays America [DVD][Excerpt]
  • 18.We Work Again [DVD][Excerpt]
  • 19.Our Daily Bread [DVD][Excerpt]
  • 20.The Power and the Land [DVD][Excerpt]

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.(Everything's Gonna Be) O. K. America
  • 2.The Panic Is On
  • 3.If I Ever Get a Job Again
  • 4.Nra Blues
  • 5.The Clouds Will Soon Roll By
  • 6.Nobody Knows You (When You're Down and Out)
  • 7.We're in the Money (The Gold Digger's Song)
  • 8.The Great Dust Storm
  • 9.Headin' for Better Times
  • 10.Bad Times Blues
  • 11.Brother Can You Spare a Dime?
  • 12.Bread Line Blues
  • 13.Welfare Store Blues
  • 14.Franklin Roosevelt's Back Again
  • 15.I Can't Go to the Poor House
  • 16.Old Age Pension Check
  • 17.When My Stocks Come Tumbling Down
  • 18.Down on Penny's Farm
  • 19.A Tale of the Ticker
  • 20.In the Fall of '29
  • 21.Starvation Blues
  • 22.Cheer Up! Smile! Nertz!
  • 23.Good Old Times (Are Coming Back Again)
  • 24.Starvation Blues
  • 25.Cheer Up! Smile! Nertz!
  • 26.Good Old Times (Are Coming Back Again)

Product Description:

A fascinating overview of America's first Great Depression as captured in vintage newsreel film, documentaries, popular music, eyewitness accounts and period photographs. A DVD with two hours of captivating and entertaining period footage is accompanied by a CD with Depression themed period songs from the city and the countryside, plus a 32 page booklet filled with eloquent photographs and vivid first-hand accounts from the common man.

Plot Keywords:

Documentary

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  • Sales Rank: 126,215
  • UPC: 016351680495
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