Bad Dog: A Penitentiary Tale

Expected to Attend: Sean McCoy; producer Adina Pliskin

NYC PREMIERE In 1924, a black Labrador retriever named Pep was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison at Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary. Through dramatic re-enactments and newly discovered footage, this short documentary explores the facts and folklore surrounding Pep’s incarceration.




Director: Sean McCoy
Producer: Adina Pliskin
Cinematographer: Tristan Walker & Christian Palacios
Editor: Jacks Genega, Chris Wasmer
Running Time: 12
Language: English
Country: USA
Year: 2016

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