The Day the Bubble Burst Poster

Release Date: 1982

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
This fact-based film captures the tumultuous moments leading up to the 1929 stock market crash. The story follows numerous characters whose lives are affected, from a stock exchange officer with severe money troubles to a mother and father intent on marrying their daughter off to a rich family. Also portrayed are those whose actions played a hand in the crash, including Wall Street tycoon Jesse Livermore (Richard Crenna) and William Durant (David Ogden Stiers), the founder of General Motors.

Cast: Richard Crenna, Blanche Baker, Franklin Cover, Dana Elcar, Robert Hays, Audra Lindley, Bill Macy, Rue McClanahan

Director: Joseph Hardy

Genres: Historical drama

Keywords: Father, New York City, Deception, Daughter, Mother, Fall, Tense, Family, Melodramatic, Temptation