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First Time Felon

First Time Felon

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Saturday, September 06, 1997 N/A
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  • Season: 1997-98
  • Network: HBO
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Prison and Prison Camp, Social Issue, True Story

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Plot Synopsis

At age 23, Chicago gang member Greg Yance, is convicted of selling drugs and sentenced to 5 years. However, as a first-time felon, he is allowed to trade is prison term for 4 months in a Marine-stye prison boot camp program. His participitation in efforts to save a small town from flooding gives him a sense of worth that he tires to maintain after returning to the streets. Because of his conviction he is rejected from jobs but his perseverance eventually pays off-- he finds not only a job but his own humanity.


Production Company:

  • Spring Creek Productions

Production Type:

  • Independent
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