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They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

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Summary

Drama based on Horace McCoy's novel exploring the desperation of couples competing in one of Hollywood's dance marathons in the Depression years. Everyone's reason for participating is simple - three meals a day and a chance to win the 1,500 dollar prize. The marathon becomes a microcosm of life with its myriad subplots and characters' lives intertwining. Gig Young won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.

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