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I am a fugitive from a chain gang

Author: Paul MuniGlenda FarrellRobert Elliott BurnsWarner Bros. Pictures.United Artists Associated, Inc.All authors
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Key Video, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An ex-soldier wrongly condemned to hard labor on a Georgia chain gang suffers cruelty and misery. 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. The film was adapted from a novel by Robert Elliott Burns who in real life was sentenced to a chain gang after taking part in a minor robbery.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Muni; Glenda Farrell; Robert Elliott Burns; Warner Bros. Pictures.; United Artists Associated, Inc.; Key Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 11311541
Notes: "VHS 4630."
Adapted from a novel "I am a Fugitive From a Georgia Chain Gang" by Robert Elliott Burns.
Videocassette release of the 1932 motion picture by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Renewed in 1959 by United Artists Associated, Inc.
Credits: Director, Mervyn LeRoy ; writers, Sheridan Gibney, Brown Holmes, Robert E. Burns.
Cast: Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell, Preston Foster, Helen Vinson, David Landau, Sally Blane.
Description: 1 videocassette (76 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.

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An ex-soldier wrongly condemned to hard labor on a Georgia chain gang suffers cruelty and misery. 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. The film was adapted from a novel by Robert Elliott Burns who in real life was sentenced to a chain gang after taking part in a minor robbery.

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