SYNOPSIS

Before banks had a branch on every corner, they were an exclusive service for the wealthy.
For the poor, working, and immigrant class, saving money was as unreliable as stashing it under a mattress. But at the turn of the 20th century, A.P. Giannini revolutionized the industry with his small bank in San Francisco.

As a first-generation Italian-American, his goal was to serve “the little fellow” and breed prosperity within his immigrant community. By building trust and giving loans on a simple handshake, he created one of the largest banks in the country – Bank of America.


A Little Fellow tells the story of a man who struck fear into the heart of Wall Street all the way from his beloved California. Known as “America’s banker,” he gave a friendly face to an
anonymous industry. As one of the first investors in Hollywood, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Hewlett-Packard, his forward-thinking helped the country through two World Wars and the Great Depression.

 

TEAM

Davide Fiore

Director - Producer

Anna Laclergue

Lead Producer

Joseph Mancini

Story Producer

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Sacha Smith

Producer

 
 
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