They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

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They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

dancing based on novel or book great depression marathon dance contest ballroom santa monica, california

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Release Date: December 10, 1969

Year    :   1969
Slogan    :   «People are the ultimate spectacle.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Palomar Pictures International
Director    :   Sydney Pollack
Producers    :   Lynn Stalmaster, Irwin Winkler, Robert Chartoff, Mort Heilig, Theodore B. Sills
Writers    :   James Poe, Horace McCoy, Robert E. Thompson
RunTime    :   120 mins.

In the midst of the Great Depression, manipulative emcee Rocky enlists contestants for a dance marathon offering a $1,500 cash prize. Among them are a failed actress, a middle-aged sailor, a delusional blonde and a pregnant girl.

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