They Shoot Horses Don’t They? will be screening at the St. Louis Public Library (1301 Olive Street St. Louis) on November 17th at 1:30pm as part of this year’s St. Louis International Film Festival. They Shoot Horses Don’t They? is part of Cinema St. Louis’ Golden Anniversary of films made in 1969. This is a Free event. With an intro and post-film discussion by We Are Movie Geeks’ own Tom Stockman. A Facebook invite can b found Here
In Depression-era America, desperation spawned a bizarre fad: the dance marathon. Couples competed to stay on their feet for thousands of hours, and audiences flocked to watch. But Gloria doesn’t think of herself as a spectacle. She is a fierce, unforgiving contestant in a battle she’s determined to win.