Mean Dog Blues

Mean Dog Blues (1978)

No one ever escaped from prison camp #4. This one kid is going to try!

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  • Release Date: 1978-03-03
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 1 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Director: Mel Stuart
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Former TV documentary filmmaker Mel Stuart tries to inject an acceptable degree of verisimilitude in Mean Dog Blues. A victim of circumstance, country and western musician Paul Ramsey (Gregg Henry) finds himself on a Southern chain gang. Captain Omar Kinsman (George Kennedy) snarls a lot as the obligatory sadistic prison guard, but the film's real villains are Victor and Donna Lacey (William Windom and Tina Louise) as the Bonnie-and-Clyde couple who get Henry into trouble. Listed as editor is Housley Stevenson, the son of the late Hollywood character-actor Onslow Stevens.

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  • Gregg Henry

    as Paul Ramsey
  • Kay Lenz

    as Linda Ramsey
  • Scatman Crothers

    as Mudcat
  • Tina Louise

    as Donna Lacey
  • Felton Perry

    as Jake Turner
  • Gregory Sierra

    as Jesus Gonzalez
  • James Wainwright

    as Sgt. Hubbell Wacker
  • William Windom

    as Victor Lacey
  • George Kennedy

    as Captain Omar Kinsman
Directing Mel Stuart Director
Sound Fred Karlin Music
Writing George Lefferts Writer
Production Bing Crosby Executive Producer
Crew Robert B. Hauser Cinematography
Editing Houseley Stevenson Jr. Editor