1950s Era Look Into the Inner Workings of the New
Stock Exchange and Edcuational Animations
to Explain Stock Investing to Individual Investors
The stock market is the engine that drives our companies growth
around the world. It is used to raise investment capital and for
individuals to own small pieces of powerful companies.
This compilation of films and animations explores the stock market
and the New York Stock Exchange in the 1940s and the 1950s. There
are three films in this collection and the total run time is approximately
The films include:
The Big Board (1940s) - This film explains the inner workings
of NYSE in the days before it was computerized. It covers how trading
works and how it helps companies and individuals to make money from
the activities of the companies.
What Makes Us Tick (1952) - Animation showing how the stock
market is creating great prosperity across America. It shows how
the typical American can enjoy the finer things in life by the proper
use of credit and investment.
Working Dollars (1957) - This animated film shows how the
stock market works and talks about Monthly Investment plans as a
smart way to invest in your future.
Here are some sample clips from the DVD