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Despite the meager conditions many families lived in during the Depression, some people still found money to spend on gambling and horse races. How important was entertainment and escapism in the lives of people in those desperate conditions? Does that hold true for people suffering from economic difficulties in the present?
Charles seems to see potential in others despite the current state of their lives. How did the characters in this film come together and help each other become better?
For more information on the history of this amazing racehorse, check out the book by Laura Hillenbrand on which this film was based, Seabiscuit: An American Legend.
Charles Howard isnt the only one who liked to disassemble cars in his garage. Take a peek at this perpetual motion ad for Honda that is currently running in the UK: