The U.S. National stock market craze during the "Roaring 20's" before the stock market crash.
United States USA Date:1928 Duration:2 min 6 sec Sound:NO SOUND
An office entrance in Tacoma, Washington. Sign at door reads: "A.R. Blair & Co. Importers." A man smokes and reads the Tacoma Daily Ledger newspaper in his office. He reads the page with New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) prices for Thursday, August 30, 1928. A sign '"George R. McCall & Company, Stocks and Bonds, with offices at New York, Buffalo, Chicago & St. Louis." A number of the company's clients sit in chairs and watch as the latest stock prices are posted on display boards. Men are shown on the telephone communicating stock orders to their brokers. Hectic activity is seen on the New York Stock Exchange with floods of orders to buy shares. Men are seen in various places hovering over stock exchange ticker tapes running fast out of ticker tape machines. Scene of fireworks in the sky at the end.
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