Don't skip the line at 1:37.
Based on the best-selling book by Fortune reporters Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind, Director Alex Gibney reveals how top executives of America's seventh-largest company walked away with one billion dollars leaving investors and employees with nothing.
Note: I spent an hour scouring Youtube for the very best scenes from the full documentary. You can watch every clip on this page in 10 minutes.
GREAT SCENE FROM FILM
Bethany McLean relates how Jim Chanos tipped her on Enron, and the incredibly defensive reaction of management to her first story.
FOCUS ON SKILLING
Start watching at 40 seconds. Do not skip the Harvard interview story beginning at 1:10.
GUYS WITH SPIKES
Start watching at 35 seconds for the story of a division president who sold all his stock during a divorce so he could marry his stripper girlfriend who was pregnant with his child, making him the richest Enron executive after the collapse, worth more than $400 million.
MARK TO MARKET ACCOUNTING
Last clip. Interesting details.
THE COMPLETE FILM