The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains

  • 1987
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography, Docudrama

Daniel Mann's cable-TV retread of the 1932 Warner Brothers' classic I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG, which was inspired by real-life events that led to the abolition of chain gangs, gives freer rein to violence but lacks the punch and immediacy of its inspiration. Unable to readjust to everyday American life after serving in WWI, Robert Elliot Burns...read more

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