'Two Dollars And A Dream': Madam C.J Walker Doc Streaming On YouTube
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'Two Dollars And A Dream': Madam C.J Walker Doc Streaming On YouTube

In the wake of Netflix's Self Made, the Netflix series on the life of Madam C.J. Walker starring Octavia Spencer, a 1989 documentary on Walker is now streaming on YouTube courtesy of the WORLD Channel. Two Dollars and a Dream is the debut film from renowned documentarian, Stanley Nelson.

The film documents the life of Walker, who built her fortune on skin and hair care products. The film is apart of WORLD Channel's initiative to bring original content to YouTube. As directed by Nelson, Two Dollars and a Dream follows Walker from her birth in Louisiana in 1867 to her death in 1919.

Nelson is the grandson of Freeman B. Ransom, the General Attorney of Walker's hair product company and had access to company records of former employees of the famed entrepreneur. As a result, Two Dollars and a Dream gives audiences an intimate look at the historic entrepreneur.

Watch Two Dollars and a Dream below.

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