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Catching Out: A Film About Trainhopping and Living Free

  • Release Date: Aug 20, 2003
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 19 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Sociology
  • Director:Sarah George


Many may believe that the hobo is a relic of a bygone era, a mere stereotype popularized by depression-era comedies, and it's this preconception director [[Performer~P331238~Sarah George~sarahgeorge]] aims to shatter with her documentary Catching Out. Its title derived from the slang term for hopping a ride on a train, the film chronicles the lives of hobos continuing to catch rides on trains all over the United States. [[Performer~P331238~George~sarahgeorge]] herself hops some trains, encountering such...more

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