Chris Gardner on the Film and Will Smith
Two anchors interview Chris Gardner about
the movie The Pursuit of Happyness and an
inaccuracy with the film. They also ask
him what it was like having Will Smith
portray him on the big screen. Finally,
Chris offers advice on becoming
successful, just as one of the anchors
hurries to wrap up the interview.
The Real Chris Gardner Can't Get a Taxi
Chris is interviewed in a taxi by a man
collecting random stories about residents
of Chicago. He conveys in explicit
language his frustration with not being
able to flag down a taxi. He explains,
"White people can hail a taxi. A
black man gotta catch a f@*kin' cab."
The Pursuit of Happyness Part 2
Part 2 of the 20/20 Chris Gardner
interview. He talks about studying to be
a stockbroker while homeless and
eventually getting his broker's license.
He became a millionaire and went on to
open his own brokerage firm. Watch video
of him with actor Will Smith, who
portrayed him onscreen.
The Pursuit of Happyness Trailer
The Pursuit of Happyness movie trailer for
the film starring (Will Smith) as a
struggling salesman who takes custody of
his son (Jaden Smith) as he's on the verge
of beginning a life-changing professional
endeavor as a stockbroker. However,
significant obstacles stand in his way,
most notably the fact that he is homeless.