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They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Drama based on Horace McCoy's novel exploring the desperation of couples competing in one of Hollywood's dance marathons in the Depression years. Everyone's reason for participating is simple - three meals a day and a chance to win the 1,500 dollar prize. The marathon becomes a microcosm of life with its myriad subplots and characters' lives intertwining. Gig Young won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.

Release date:

1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Sun 12 Jan 2014 00:30


Role Contributor
GloriaJane Fonda
RobertMichael Sarrazin
AliceSusannah York
RockyGig Young
SailorRed Buttons
RubyBonnie Bedelia
RolloMichael Conrad
JamesBruce Dern
TurkeyAl Lewis
JoelRobert Fields
Sydney Pollack
ProducerSydney Pollack
ProducerIrwin Winkler
ProducerRobert Chartoff
WriterJames Poe
WriterRobert E Thompson

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