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They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)

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129 min | Drama

The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon.
Writers
Horace McCoy (novel "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?") | James Poe (screenplay) | Robert E. Thompson (screenplay)
Composer
Johnny Green (as John Green)
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Updated Dec 10, 1969

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Dec 10, 1969 (United States)

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51 cast members
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Madge Kennedy
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Gail Billings
Lillian Lillian   See fewer
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Lynn Willis
Coley James Coley James   See fewer
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Robert Dunlap
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Tom McFadden
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Noble 'Kid' Chissell
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Ian Abercrombie
Male Dancer #74 (uncredited) Male Dancer #74 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Apollo
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Hugh Bell
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Ronnie Bright
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Robert Buckingham
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Teddy Buckner
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Hadley Caliman
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Jack Colvin
Marathon contestant denied entry (uncredited) Marathon contestant denied entry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Teddy Edwards
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Thurman Green
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Joe Harris
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Marilyn Hassett
Dancer #75 (uncredited) Dancer #75 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Hutcherson
Band Leader (uncredited) Band Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ike Isaacs
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Michael Jeffers
Marathon Worker (uncredited) Marathon Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenner G. Kemp
Dance Marathon Spectator (uncredited) Dance Marathon Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peggy Adams Laird
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard LaMarr
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Harold Land
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Philo McCullough
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Beverlee McKinsey
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cynthia Myers
Marathon Dancer (uncredited) Marathon Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Flower Parry
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Les Robertson
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Mabel Smaney
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Sheela Tessler
Marathon Dancer (uncredited) Marathon Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.9 / 10 | 14,038 votes