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They shoot horses, don"t they?

Sydney Pollack

They shoot horses, don"t they?

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Contests,
  • Dance marathons

  • About the Edition

    The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon.

    Edition Notes

    Statementproducers, Robert Chartoff, Irwin Winkler ; director, Sydney Pollack
    SeriesKL Studio Classics, KL studio classics
    ContributionsFonda, Jane, 1937- actor, Sarrazin, Michael, 1940-2011, actor, York, Susannah, actor, Young, Gig, 1913-1978, actor, Kino Lorber, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997 .T54 2017
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] /
    Pagination1 videodisc (120 min.)
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26934388M
    OCLC/WorldCa1001439118


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Based on the fascinating sub-culture of dance marathons that popped up as a form of exploitative Depression-era entertainment, They Shoot Horses Don't They was written by Horace McCoy in based on his own experience as a bouncer at some of them in California.

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Would-be film director Robert Syverton (Michael Sarrazin) wanders into the shabby La Monica Ballroom on the Santa Monica Pier just as contestants are. They Shoot Horses, Don’t They.

() hadn’t interested me before because I thought it was some sentimental nonsense about horses. I knew there was a film adaptation and – reflecting on it, I am slightly embarrassed to admit that I think I confused it with National Velvet.

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They shoot horses, don't they? by Horace McCoy; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Dance marathons; Places: California, Hollywood (Los Angeles.Robert: They shoot horses, don't they? 0 Share Gloria Beatty: Maybe it's just the whole world is like central casting.

They got it all rigged before you ever show up. 0 Share [final scene] Robert: [standing outside looking at the ocean] I used to love to look at he ocean, walk by it, just sit and listen to it. Now I don't care if I ever see it.They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? is a show-biz-as-metaphor-for-life movie like The Day Of The Locust, Cabaret, and The Truman Show, and it may well be the most brittle and nihilistic of the film centers on one of those winner-take-all Depression-era dance marathons in which poor people danced until their feet bled in the hopes of winning a big cash prize.