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They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

PG| 2 hr. 1 min.

Plot Summary
In the midst of the Great Depression, manipulative emcee Rocky (Gig Young) enlists contestants for a dance marathon offering a $1,500 cash prize. Among them are a failed actress (Jane Fonda), a middle-aged sailor (Red Buttons), a delusional blonde (Susannah York) and a pregnant girl (Bonnie Bedelia). Days turn into weeks as the competition drags on and people either drop out or expire. Rocky, however, will do anything for publicity and initiates a series of grueling derbies.

Cast: Jane Fonda , Michael Sarrazin , Susannah York , Gig Young , Red Buttons , Bonnie Bedelia , Bruce Dern , Michael Conrad

Director: Sydney Pollack

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Cinema Releasing Corporation

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)

Release Date: December 10th, 1969|2 hr. 1 min.

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