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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

S27 Ep1: Ripley: Believe It or Not

  • Aired: 01/06/2015
  • 51:46
  • Expires: 05/29/2017
  • Rating: NR
LeRoy Robert Ripley rose to fame during the Great Depression, transforming himself from a skinny, buck-toothed boy into an entertainer who mesmerized the nation with his razzle-dazzle blend of homespun Americana, colorful exotica and freakish oddities. Americans not only loved his bizarre fare, but were fascinated by the man himself.
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The Wizard of Odd, who became one of the richest and most famous men in the world.
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For Season 27 of American Experience, exclusive corporate funding is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance, major funding by The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS stations.
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