PBS Online Film Festival

S2021 E18 | FULL EPISODE

Mildred

Twelve-year-old Mildred must lead her family through the hardships of Depression-Era America. Can a girl so young meet the challenges that lay ahead?

AIRED: July 12, 2021 | 0:05:52
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TRANSCRIPT

(somber music)

- [Franklin D. Roosevelt] So first of all,

let me assert my firm belief

that the only thing we have to fear

is fear itself.

(children laughing)

- [Woman] You're so funny.

- [Girl] I fed the ducks today.

- [Man] Can you pass the mustard?

(children laughing)

(somber music continues)

(girl giggles)

(girl giggling continues)

(baby cries)

(door closes)

(banging)

(crash)

- [Man] What's this?

(baby crying)

- [Man] Are you selling this?

- [Man] Selling our stuff?

- [Mildred] Go to sleep.

- [Man] Selling her stuff?

(banging)

(baby continues crying)

(banging)

(somber music)

(baby continues crying)

- Put your mittens on Marie,

it's cold.

(traffic humming)

(traffic humming)

(bell rings)

- Not much longer.

- I'll see you down there boys.

Save a cold one for me.

- Give it to me Pa.

- I was going to bring it by.

- I'll pick it up from now on.

I talked to the man to bank.

(vehicle horns honking)

- I love you Mildred.

- Love you too Pa.

(dramatic music)

(somber music)

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