They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

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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Film Cast:

  • Gloria Beatty: Jane Fonda
  • Robert Syverton: Michael Sarrazin
  • Alice LeBlanc: Susannah York
  • Rocky Gravo: Gig Young
  • Sailor: Red Buttons
  • Ruby Bates: Bonnie Bedelia
  • Rollo: Michael Conrad
  • James Bates: Bruce Dern
  • Turkey: Al Lewis
  • Joel: Robert Fields
  • Cecil: Severn Darden
  • Shirl: Allyn Ann McLerie
  • Mrs. Laydon: Madge Kennedy
  • Jackie: Jacquelyn Hyde
  • Mario: Felice Orlandi
  • Max: Art Metrano
  • Lillian: Gail Billings
  • Coley James: Lynn Willis
  • Agnes: Maxine Greene
  • Nurse: Mary Gregory
  • College Boy: Robert Dunlap
  • Jiggs: Paul Mantee
  • Doctor: Tim Herbert
  • Second Trainer: Tom McFadden
  • First Trainer: Noble Chissell

Film Crew:

  • Casting: Lynn Stalmaster
  • Director of Photography: Philip H. Lathrop
  • Director: Sydney Pollack
  • Screenplay: James Poe
  • Editor: Fredric Steinkamp
  • Costume Design: Donfeld
  • Producer: Irwin Winkler
  • Production Design: Harry Horner
  • Producer: Robert Chartoff
  • Novel: Horace McCoy
  • Original Music Composer: Johnny Green
  • Screenplay: Robert E. Thompson
  • Set Decoration: Frank R. McKelvy
  • Production Executive: Mort Heilig
  • Makeup Artist: Frank McCoy
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Tex Rudloff
  • Sound Designer: Tom Overton
  • Still Photographer: Art Say
  • Hairdresser: Carla Hadley
  • Sound Effects Editor: Norval D. Crutcher
  • Sound Recordist: Brandon Kellogg
  • Executive Producer: Theodore B. Sills

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