The Cop and the anthem

United States, 1982

Film
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Soapy (played by Robert Morse), an affable vagrant in New York City at the turn of the century tries many ways to get himself put into jail for the winter. A classic tale of irony and pathos. Based on the short story by O. Henry.

Credits

producer

Terry Benes

production company

Learning Corporation of America

Duration

00:23:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33415

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Literature → Short stories

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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