The Jericho Mile

The Jericho Mile

Director: Michael Mann Cast: Richard Moll, Beverly Todd, Billy Green Bush

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Overview

Director Michael Mann co-wrote the teleplay for The Jericho Mile with Patrick J. Nolan. Peter Strauss stars as "Rain" Murphy, serving a life sentence in Folsom Prison for first-degree murder. To break up the boredom of prison life, Murphy begins running laps around the prison recreation track. Prison officials take notice when Murphy runs a mile in less than four minutes. They lobby to enter Murphy into the Olympics, an act of largesse that not only pulls Murphy out of his misanthropy but also helps to unify his racially divided fellow prisoners. Originally telecast March 18, 1979, The Jericho Mile was filmed on location at Folsom Prison, with several inmates playing small roles--and talking the talk of prisoners, never mind the TV censors.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/03/2018
UPC: 0738329228552
Original Release: 1979
Rating: NR
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:37:00
Sales rank: 21,152

Special Features

Audio commentary by film historian Lee Gambin Original trailer (no audio)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Richard Moll Actor
Beverly Todd Actor
Billy Green Bush Earl Gulliver
Brian Dennehy Dr. D.
Ed Lauter Jerry Beloit
Peter Strauss Larry "Rain" Murphy
Richard Lawson R.C. Stiles
Geoffrey Lewis Dr. Bill Janowski
Roger E. Mosley "Cotton"
Miguel Pinero Rubio
William Prince Actor

Technical Credits
Michael Mann Director,Screenwriter
Stephen Myles Berger Production Designer
Jimmie Haskell Score Composer
Rexford Metz Cinematographer
James Di Pasquale Score Composer
Tim Zinnemann Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Jericho Mile
1. Chapter 1 [10:26]
2. Chapter 2 [9:41]
3. Chapter 3 [8:05]
4. Chapter 4 [12:16]
5. Chapter 5 [15:22]
6. Chapter 6 [9:28]
7. Chapter 7 [13:39]
8. Chapter 8 [18:04]

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