Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON'T THEY?

Year: 1969
Country: United States
Run Time: 120 minutes

THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON'T THEY?

Concerns the hopes, fears and disillusionment of some of the entrants in one of Hollywood's dance marathons of the Depression. Gig Young won an Oscar for his portrayal of the oily MC of the grueling contest. Nominated for nine Academy Awards.

Screenplay
James Poe and Robert E. Thompson (from a novel by Horace McCoy)

Producer
Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler

Cinematography
Philip H. Lathrop

Editing
Fredric Steinkamp

Principal Cast
Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York, Gig Young, Red Buttons

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