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I am a fugitive from a chain gang [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy ; screenplay by Howard J. Green and Brown Holmes.

Publication:
[S.l.] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; [Santa Monica, CA] ; Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, [1999].
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (92 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Series:
MGM/UA vintage classics
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Subjects:
Burns, Robert Elliott -- Film adaptations.
Criminals -- Georgia -- Drama.
Convict labor -- Georgia -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
VHS - NTSC; Hi-fi; stereo.
Summary:
One of Hollywood's earliest social protest films, it concerns the cruelty and misery suffered by an ex-soldier (Paul Muni) wrongly condemned to hard labor on a Georgia chain gang. The brutalities of the chain gang were so emphatically exposed that there was a public outcry when it was shown, resulting in drastic reforms of the system.
Participant:
Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell, Helen Vinson, Preston Foster.
Credits:
Edited by William Holmes; photography by Sol Polito.
Notes:
Based on I was a fugitive from a Georgia chain gang / by Robert Elliott Burns.
Videocassette release the motion picture produced in 1932.
Contributor:
LeRoy, Mervyn, 1900-1987 , Director
Green, Howard J., 1893-1965. , Screenwriter
Holmes, Brown. , Screenwriter
Muni, Paul, 1895-1967. , Actor
Farrell, Glenda, 1904-1971. , Actor
Vinson, Helen, 1907- , Actor
Foster, Preston, 1900-1970 , Actor
Burns, Robert Elliott. , Author
Warner Bros. , Producer
Vitaphone Corp. , Producer
Turner Entertainment Co.. , Distributor
MGM Home Entertainment Inc. , Distributor
ISBN:
0792841018 :
OCLC:
42031210
Publisher Number:
027616734433
M207344 Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment