The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987)

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TV film based on the life of Robert Eliot Burns, immortalised in I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG. Burns is picked up in Georgia in 1921 for robbing a store, sentenced to 10 years on a chain gang, beaten, bullied and tortured. He finally escapes and becomes a publisher. Written by Michale Campus, David Wyles.

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