During the great depression, a common-man hero, james j braddock--aka the cinderella man--was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. In the end of the film cinderella man, jim ends up winning his fight against max baer, which is the most significant event in his life jim is trying to provide for a family after he lost his license during the great depression. Cbncom – cinderella man, director ron howard’s latest film, tells the story of a professional boxer who tries to make the most of his second chance at boxing during the great depression based on a true story, the film focuses on one man’s courage and determination to keep his family warm.
Please ignore this subscribers the hooverville scene in cinderella man for my film studies presentation. Cinderella man james j braddock is an up-and-coming boxer finding success and wealth in the late 1920s the crash of the stock market and the great depression quickly change all of that. Director ron howard discusses his latest film, cinderella man, a rags-to-riches true story of boxer james braddock, whose improbable rise during the great depression embodied the hopes of the. The great depression the big picture the great depression was the longest and most severe economic decline in american history on october 29, 1929, the stock market crashed and began the depression although industry leaders issued optimistic predictions for the nation's economy, the market crash wiped out nearly 40% of the paper values of stocks.
This category is for questions and answers related to cinderella man, james and mae had a hard time paying the bills, since it was the great depression and there were not many jobs available one month, james and mae did not pay the electric bill so they were punished by the electric company one day, mae saw the electric man at. Following our unit on the great depression we spend three days watching cinderella man the movie does a great job portraying the time period and the struggles of citizens from all different classes. Can someone answer these questions on the movie cinderella man for me please these are the questions : 3 throughout the film, braddock and his family are shown walking the streets of new york and during these scenes we see examples of how people reacted and survived the great depression. The cinderella man is a movie based on a true story during the great depression in new jersey the movie portrayed many scenes that are much related to the depression period in september 25, 1929, just 1 month from black tuesday, james j braddock was living in style, big bucks to earn, he lived in a house, had a lot of jewelry on his cub. Cinderella man was shot in toronto instead of new york production designer wynn thomas says new york had “changed too much” since the depression to shoot there production designer wynn thomas says new york had “changed too much” since the depression to shoot there.
Introduction: the great depression was a difficult time for many families many families suffered economic hardships as well as emotional distress in the film cinderella man, we learn the story of prize fighter jimmy braddock and his family. The great depression in cinderella man essay - the great depression is seen as one of the most sorrowful and desolate times in the history of the united states this time was the longest period of recession ever seen by this nation so far. Cinderella man in a time when america needed a champion, an unlikely hero would arise, proving how hard a man would fight to win a second chance for his family and himself a struggling boxer in the the great depression, jim, gives up his portion of breakfast to his young daughter themes: poverty, family, fatherhood, responsibility. Summaries during the great depression, a common-man hero, james j braddock--aka the cinderella man--was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. As braddock's career in the ring dried up, the great depression put a stake through the heart of america's economy, and braddock found himself working at the new york docks for pitiful wages as he.
Cinderella man study guide questions 1 briefly describe the following aspects of jim braddock’s life in the beginning of the film before the great depression: boxing career/ reputation: famous boxer, james braddock. In looking at the great depression from the stand point of the movie cinderella man, we see a young man with a family who is laid off and can not find work he needs to feed his family so he boxes. Cinderella man came out in the year 2005, it is a non fiction movie directed by ron howard it is based on the story of a boxer during the depression, james j braddock braddock had to over come many adversities such as the economical and societal conditions another adversity he had to overcome.
Cinderella man and the power of truth posted for thursday, june 9, 2005 the recent hit film cinderella man portrays a fictionalized account of what is basically a true story james j braddock was in fact a washed-up, down-on-his-luck boxer who was caught in the tailspin of the great depression. Cinderella man1 film synopsis james j braddock is an up-and-coming boxer finding success and wealth in the late 1920s the crash of the stock market and the great depression quickly change. This us history 1930’s great depression cinderella man bundle has a 50 page download you will have access to my google drive link, and all the videos will be included for ppt’s/keynotes.
Cinderella man essay paper a movie called cinderella man its a really good movie, and watching that movie was a really good way to actually see how the great depression effected people. Cinderella man is based on the real life story of james j braddock he was a boxer in the 1930s that many americans who were suffering from the effects of the great depression admired the movie is set in new york in the 1930s and shows his rise and fall and rise back up in the boxing world. Zachary zaret professor o’neil hist 173 2 may 2015 cinderella man and the great depression cinderella man is a biographical film of boxer james j braddock that clearly illustrates americas struggle through the great depression. This essay was written for a class assignment we had to write an essay response to the movie cinderella man in which russel crowe stars as james j braddock the movie takes place during the great depression and is in fact based on a true story.
James j braddock, nicknamed the cinderella man, was the american world heavyweight boxing champion from 1935 to 1937 the cinderella man during the great depression he returned to. Cinderella man: weight(s) middleweight chronic hand injuries and was forced to work on the docks and collect social assistance to feed his family during the great depression james j braddock north hudson county park in north bergen, new jersey is named in his honor. Cinderella man & the great depression 1 how much money did braddock win during his 1928 fight 2 during the 1920’s, what kind of lifestyle were the braddock’s maintaining 3 how did that change by 1933 describe their living conditions 4 how much money was braddock’s fight in 1933 worth 5 why did the son steal salami.