Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? (1975)

PG 08/06/1975 (US) Documentary 1h 47m
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The lean, mean 30's, when America laughed… to keep from crying!


Period music, film clips and newsreel footage combined into a visual exploration of the American entertainment industry during the Great Depression.

  1. Philippe Mora

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Laverne Andrews

    Laverne Andrews

    (archive footage)

  2. Maxene Andrews

    Maxene Andrews

    (archive footage)

  3. Patty Andrews

    Patty Andrews

    (archive footage)

  4. Fred Astaire

    Fred Astaire

    (archive footage)

  5. Warner Baxter

    Warner Baxter

    (archive footage)

  6. Wallace Beery

    Wallace Beery

    (archive footage)

  7. Brooks Benedict

    Brooks Benedict

    (archive footage)

  8. Constance Bennett

    Constance Bennett

    (archive footage)

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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

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