As told through the eyes of everyman Mr. Fred Finchley — Sponsored by the NYSE circa 1957.
It was produced by John Sutherland, who was a big part of corporate propaganda films from the 1940s to the 1960s. Ironically, Mr. Sutherland actually started out as a writer for (wait for it…) Bambi.
And after you watch this film you won’t walk, you’ll run to the nearest brokerage firm to carve out your slice of the American dream.
Settle in; It’s an archival film, so the cuts are a bit rough at times, but you’ll want some popcorn for this one…
The money quote, “What are you gonna sell me?…” “…Not a thing Mr. Finchley, we’re here to provide a service.”