This is mildly interesting; I was listening to a Jerry Lewis interview from the late 1960s, and one of those “stocks that got away” stories came up. Here’s the clip, and if you scroll to the 8:27 mark, you can see it immediately:
Here’s what happened with Polaroid, the stock in question (stock chart is from this article):
It’s interesting to hear celebrities say the same things the rest of us all say (“I should have held on”, etc.). It’s also eye-opening to see what ultimately happened with the stock which, back in the late 1960s, was Facebook, Amazon, and Netflix all rolled into one.