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The burning bed

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  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Santa Monica, CA : Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, [2004]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 DVD (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
  • ISBNs 9780792861782, 0792861787
  • OCLC ocm56390107
  • Credits
    • Farrah Fawcett, Paul Le Mat, Richard Masur, Grace Zabriskie, Penelope Milford
    • Produced by Carol Schreder; teleplay by Rose Leiman Goldemberg; directed by Robert Greenwald; music by Charles Gross


  • This film is based on the true story of Francine Hughes, a battered housewife who was prosecuted in 1977 for dousing her abusive husband with gasoline and setting him on fire as he slept.


  • Title from container.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
  • Based on the book by Faith McNulty.
  • DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
  • English or Spanish dialogue, English French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.