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The Resource They shoot horses don't they?, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Palomar Picture ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; screenplay by James Poe and Robert E. Thompson ; directed by Sydney Pollack

They shoot horses don't they?, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Palomar Picture ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; screenplay by James Poe and Robert E. Thompson ; directed by Sydney Pollack

Label
They shoot horses don't they?
Title
They shoot horses don't they?
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Palomar Picture ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; screenplay by James Poe and Robert E. Thompson ; directed by Sydney Pollack
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
In the midst of the Depression, an entire generation sought out the dance marathon as a means of survival. Gig Young won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as the contest promoter
Awards note
Academy Awards (1970): winner for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Gig Young); nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Jane Fonda); Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Susannah York); Best Art-Direction-Set Decoration; Best Costume Design; Best Director; Best Film Editing; Best Music, Score of a Musical Picture (Original or Adaptation); Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium; Golden Globes (1970): winner for Best Supporting Actor (Young); nominated for Best Director - Motion Picture; Best Motion Picture - Drama; Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama (Fonda); Best Supporting Actor (Red Buttons); Best Supporting Actress (York).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Philip H. Lathrop ; editor, Fredric Steinkamp ; music, John Green
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • In English with optional English, French or Spanish language subtitles
LC call number
PS3525.A1715
LC item number
T4719
PerformerNote
Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York, Gig Young, Bonnie Bedelia, Red Buttons
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-2008-
  • 1923-1980
  • 1897-1955
  • 1916-
  • 1908-1989
  • 1913-1978
  • 1937-
  • 1940-2011-
  • 1946-
  • 1919-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Winkler, Irwin
  • Chartoff, Robert
  • Pollack, Sydney
  • Poe, James
  • Thompson, Robert E
  • McCoy, Horace
  • Lathrop, Philip
  • Green, Johnny
  • Young, Gig
  • Fonda, Jane
  • Sarrazin, Michael
  • York, Susannah
  • Bedelia, Bonnie
  • Buttons, Red
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Palomar Pictures
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dance marathons
  • Depressions
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVD-Video discs
  • United States
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
They shoot horses don't they?, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Palomar Picture ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; screenplay by James Poe and Robert E. Thompson ; directed by Sydney Pollack
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Recorded in Dolby digital mono
  • Letterboxed (2.25:1) format
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • From the novel by Horace McCoy
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9780792862208
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616912046
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1007062
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm56622249
  • (OCoLC)56622249
  • 1227387
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
They shoot horses don't they?, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Palomar Picture ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; screenplay by James Poe and Robert E. Thompson ; directed by Sydney Pollack
Publication
Note
  • Recorded in Dolby digital mono
  • Letterboxed (2.25:1) format
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • From the novel by Horace McCoy
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9780792862208
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616912046
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1007062
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm56622249
  • (OCoLC)56622249
  • 1227387
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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