Fortune and men's eyes MGM/UA Home Video, Inc. and Turner Entertainment Co.

By: Hart, HarveyContributor(s): Burton, Wendell | Greer, Michael | Hall, Zooey | MGM/UA Home Video (Firm) | Turner Entertainment CoMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Culver City, Calif MGM/UA Home Video 1992 Description: 1 videocassette (102 min.) sd., col. 1/2 inISBN: 0792815831Subject(s): Prisoners | Crime | Criminals | Feature films | Prison filmsLOC classification: VidAbstract: An unflinching look at prison life, writer John Herbert's drama plunges us into a sinister, brutal world where strength and intimidation rule and reason and compassion are laughed at. The central portrait is of a young man called Smitty -- sentenced to six months for smoking pot -- who quickly learns that self-preservation means becoming the sexual slave to a stonger inmate. Pulled inexorably into the ugliness and hopelessness, Smitty survives. But at what price? -- Container.
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VID 1 box E-G Available (Restricted Access) available upon request to members; no DVD available 07928158311

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971.

""M202843""

Wendell Burton, Michael Greer, Zooey Hall, Danny Freedman, Larry Perkins, Jon Granik, Robert Goddier.

Producers, Lester Persky, Lewis M. Allen ; director, Harvey Hart ; screenplay, John Herbert ; music, Galt MacDermot.

VHS.

An unflinching look at prison life, writer John Herbert's drama plunges us into a sinister, brutal world where strength and intimidation rule and reason and compassion are laughed at. The central portrait is of a young man called Smitty -- sentenced to six months for smoking pot -- who quickly learns that self-preservation means becoming the sexual slave to a stonger inmate. Pulled inexorably into the ugliness and hopelessness, Smitty survives. But at what price? -- Container.

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