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.Premiere Date: January 6, 2015 | Runtime: 00:52:25
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American Experience, TVs most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.