Stephen Ives Eve Morgenstern
John J. Dowdell III
Back Pocket Studios
Senior Creative Consultant
Laura Hillenbrand, Author, Seabiscuit: An American Legend
John E. Allen
Jane Babcock, George Akins, and The Mendocino County Museum
Grinberg Film Libraries, Inc.
MacDonald and Associates
UCLA Film & Television Archive
“Black Stallion” Courtesy of MGM Clip and Still Licensing
AP Wide World Photos
Del Mar Turf Club
Harry Ransom Research Center
Col. Michael Howard Family Collection
Library of Congress
San Diego Historical Society
Santa Anita Park
University of Southern California, Special Collections
Brown, Raysman, Millstein, Felder and Steiner
Silver, Laski and Weisel
“I Ain’t Got Nobody”
Written by Spencer Williams, Roger Graham
Performed by Bing Crosby
Courtesy of Jasmine Records
“I’ve Got A Pocket Full Of Dreams”
Written by John Burke, James Monaco
Performed by Bing Crosby
Courtesy of Warner Chappell, Jasmine Records
“Puttin’ on The Ritz”
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Fred Astaire
Courtesy of Williamson Music, Bright Ventures Inc.
Written by Pierce Pettis
Performed by Edward Wright
Courtesy of Let's-Have-Lunch Music Publishing, Edward Wright
Other Music Provided by
APM Music Library
The Jockey's Guild
NBC Radio Programs Courtesy of NBC Studios
Insignia Films Directors
Daniel C. Esty
David O. Ives
John T. Sughrue
Robert A. Wilson
Col. Michael C. Howard
National Museum of Racing And Hall of Fame
Mary Jo Pons, Country Life Farm
Alton Christianson, Edgeworx
Robert Manfuso, Chanceland Farm
Lee Ann Platner
Chuck Sterniolo and the Derby Restaurant
Santa Anita Racetrack
Felicitas S. Thorne, Jim Alexander, Thornedale Farm
Associate Producer, Web
Marketing and Communications
James E. Dunford
An Insignia Films, Inc. Production for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE is a production of WGBH Boston, which is solely responsible for its content.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.