USA: Great Depression

The Day the Bubble Burst (1982)
1929 stock market crash and its effects on some individuals
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Fleeing from the Dust Bowl in Oklahoma
The Stars fell on Henrietta (1995)
A group suffering in the Texas Dustbowl of 1935 seeks hope in the dreams of a wildcat oilman
King of the Hill (1993)
The Great Depression seen through the eyes of a 12-year old Jewish boy in the midwest
Bound for Glory (1976)
Story of folk singer Woody Guthrie who discovered the misery of the poor and working class in the US
They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (1969)
A brutal competition shows the desperate straits in which people find themselves in the Great Depression
Eleanor, First Lady of the World (1982)
Mrs. FDR was quite a political figure in her own right
Sunrise at Campobello (1960)
FDR develops polio at Campobello Island in 1921 at the age of 39
Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
Relationship between FDR and his fifth cousin Daisy Suckley when as President he would be in Hyde Park, New York
Warm Springs (2005)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt overcomes his fear of being pitied as a victim of polio to proceed with his political career
All the King’s Men (1949)
The Kingfisher, populist governor and virtual dictator of Louisiana
All the King’s Men (2006)
Remake of the 1949 movie
Blaze (1989)
Louisiana Governor Earl K. Long in lust with famous stripper
The Miracle Worker (1962)
Story of blind and deaf Helen Keller, friend of Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt
Gypsy (1962)
Stripper Gypsy Rose Lee and her over-bearing mother