About the film
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They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Release Date: December 10, 1969
|Slogan||:||«People are the ultimate spectacle.»|
|Production Companies||:||Palomar Pictures International|
|Producers||:||Lynn Stalmaster, Irwin Winkler, Robert Chartoff, Theodore B. Sills|
|Writers||:||James Poe, Horace McCoy, Robert E. Thompson|
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.