They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Movie Review 1969

Information and Film Reviews for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? the Movie

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Powerful period piece depicting the desperation of the Depression Era. Contestants enter a dance marathon in the hopes of winning a cash prize, not realizing that they will be driven to exhaustion. Fascinating and tragic.

Distribution

Mike LeBell's Video, 75 Freemont Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90005, Phone: (213)938-3333, Fax: (213)938-3334, Email: mlvideo@aol.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 121 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Dance Fever, Great Depression
Screenplay
James Poe
Cast
Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York, Gig Young, Red Buttons, Bonnie Bedelia, Bruce Dern, Allyn Ann McLerie, Chaing I, Al Lewis, Michael Conrad
Cinematography
Philip Lathrop
Director
Sydney Pollack
Music
Johnny Green
Producer
Palomar Pictures International

Awards

Oscars 1969: Support. Actor (Young); British Acad. 1970: Support. Actress (York); Golden Globes 1970: Support. Actor (Young); N.Y. Film Critics 1969: Actress (Fonda).

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