Riding the Rails: American Experience

1998 NR 1h 12m DVD

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Riding the Rails: American Experience

1998 NR 1h 12m DVD
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This landmark "American Experience" episode chronicles the story of 250,000 American teenagers who left their homes to ride freight trains across the country during the Great Depression -- adventures that were borne out of necessity. Interviews with witnesses and rare footage accurately document the emotion and angst of the teens. The soundtrack includes music from various folk artists such as Woody Guthrie, Jimmie Rodgers, and Brownie McGhee.
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
  • Richard Thomas
  • C.R. 'Tiny' Boland
  • Bob 'Guitar Whitey' Symmonds
  • Charley Bull
  • James San Jule
  • Rene Champion
  • Arvel 'Sunshine' Pearson
  • Peggy De Hart
  • Jim Mitchell
  • John Fawcett
  • Clarence Lee
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