Squires of San Quentin

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Squires of San Quentin
Produced byJ. Gary Mitchell
Distributed byMotorola Teleprograms
Release date
  • 1978 (1978)
Running time
30 minutes
CountryUnited States

Squires of San Quentin is a 1978 American short documentary film produced by J. Gary Mitchell. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.[1] The film was shot in San Quentin State Prison and depicts "The Squires", inmates who attempt to convince troubled children to avoid criminal behavior.[2]


  1. ^ "The 51st Academy Awards (1979) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved October 6, 2011.
    - "Squires of San Quentin (1978)". New York Times. Retrieved November 30, 2008.
  2. ^ "abstract: Squires of San Quentin". National Criminal Justice Reference Service. Retrieved January 3, 2009.

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