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Title Floored [videorecording] / TraderFilm presents ; a film by James Allen Smith ; directed by James Allen Smith ; produced by Joseph Gibbons, Steve Prosniewski, James Allen Smith.

Imprint [Seattle] : Typecast Releasing, c2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    332.632 FLO    Available
Description 1 videodisc (77 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Incorrect aspect ratio of 1.33:1 (i.e., full screen) indicated on container; program is widescreen.
Bonus features: Raw pit footage (10 min.); Deleted scenes and alternate ending (9 min.); Commentary with director James Allen Smith and editor Andrew McAllister; Commentary by CNBC contributors Jon Najarian, Rick Santelli and Pete Najarian; Live pit commentary of the 'flash crash' of 2010 by Ben Lichtenstein (11 min.); Photo montage of the trading floor; Floored at NASDAQ (4 min.); 'Corner in wheat' by D.W. Griffith, courtesy of Kino International. --www.kino.com (14 min.).
Credits Edited by Andrew McAllister ; director of photography, Chris Baron ; music by Stefan Scott Nelson ; executive producer, Karol Martesko-Fenster.
Summary "With 'an elegiac poignancy' (New York Times), director James Allen Smith (My Name is Smith) "captures the waning heyday of the Chicago Trading Pits" (ABC News) and tells the bizarre and gripping stories of the traders -- 'overgrown kids with money, brains, and a pathological need to release stress' (Barron's) whose chaotic, audacious, and thrill-seeking way of life has all but vanished with the recent shift toward automated computerized stock trading." -- from container.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD; NTSC, all regions; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo & 5.1.
Language In English with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, French, and Japanese.
Subject Chicago Board of Trade.
Floor traders (Finance) -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Stock exchanges -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Commodity exchanges -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Bolsa de valores -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Added Author Smith, James Allen. Director. Producer.
Prosniewski, Steve. Producer.
Gibbons, Joseph. Producer.
Trader Film, LLC.
Typecast Films (Firm)
Standard No. 643519122902

 
    
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