Re: Prison Films

Video Librarian (
Thu, 10 Oct 1996 09:16:30 -0700 (PDT)

Don't know about the first; the second, "Short Eyes" is a 1979 feature
film (a.k.a."Slammer") that I'm pretty sure has been out of print (on
video) for quite some time. You might check with Norman Scherer at Video
Oyster, 212-989-3300;

Randy Pitman
Video Librarian
3672 NE Liverpool Dr.
Bremerton WA 98311
(800) 692-2270

On Thu, 10 Oct 1996 wrote:

> I have a professor who teaches "prison lit" who is looking to purchase two
> videos. I'm having a difficult time coming up with a source.
> 1) Somebody has to Shoot the Picture
> 2) Short Eyes(?)
> One is actual footage of an execution and the other is regarding child molesters
> in prison.
> If there's any help at all out there it would be greatly appreciated.
> Nancy A. Curll
> Media Services
> Middlesex Community College
> Lowell Massachusetts