Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? (film)

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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
Image Entertainment 1999 DVD cover
Directed by Philippe Mora
Produced by David Puttnam
Sandy Lieberson
Written by Philippe Mora
Starring Walt Disney
Bing Crosby
Charlie Chaplin
Andrews Sisters
Fred Astaire
Shirley Temple
Eleanor Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Edited by Jeremy Thomas
Distributed by Visual Programme Systems Ltd.
Dimension Pictures (US)
Release date
  • 1975 (1975)
Running time
110 min.
Country United Kingdom
United States
Language English

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? is a 1975 documentary film directed by Philippe Mora, consisting largely of newsreel footage and contemporary film clips to portray the era of the Great Depression.[1][2]


The film serves as an nostalgic and evocative scrapbook of the Depression from the Wall Street Crash of 1929 to the Attack on Pearl Harbor.[3][4][5]


Selected films featured[edit]


1976: Nominated-Golden Globe Award for Best Documentary Film [13]


A DVD from Image Entertainment was released in 1999 (out of print since)[14] and again in 2018 by Artiflix.[15]

It is available on DVD and Blu-Ray via The Sprocket Vault.[12][16][17]


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