One Third Of A Nation

  • 1939
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Adapted from a controversial play originally produced by the Federal Theatre Project (part of the WPA), this Depression-era film contrasts the lifestyles of tenement dwellers with the existence of the upper class in New York City. The phrase "one-third of a nation" was derived from Franklin D. Roosevelt's statement that one-third of America's population...read more

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