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Black Beauty (1946)

Passed | | Drama, Family, Romance | 29 August 1946 (USA)
Widower Squire Weldon (Charles Evans). trying to raise his motherless daughter, Anne (Mona Freeman) presents her with a colt, Black Beauty (Highland Dale), in the hope that by disciplining ... See full summary »

Director:

Max Nosseck

Writers:

Anna Sewell (based on a novel by) (as Anna Sewall), Lillie Hayward (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mona Freeman ... Anne Wendon
Richard Denning ... Bill Dixon
Evelyn Ankers ... Evelyn Carrington
Charles Evans ... Squire Wendon
J.M. Kerrigan ... John
Moyna MacGill ... Mrs. Blake
Terry Kilburn ... Joe
Tom Dillon Tom Dillon ... Skinner (as Thomas P. Dillon)
Arthur Space ... Terry
John Burton John Burton ... Dr. White
Olaf Hytten Olaf Hytten ... Mr. Gordon
Leyland Hodgson ... Auctioneer
Clifford Brooke ... Veterinarian
Highland Dale Highland Dale ... Black Beauty
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Widower Squire Weldon (Charles Evans). trying to raise his motherless daughter, Anne (Mona Freeman) presents her with a colt, Black Beauty (Highland Dale), in the hope that by disciplining the horse, she may learn to discipline herself. Passing through Birtwick Farms, Bill Dixon (Richard Denning, a young American, arouses Anne's interest when he expresses his hope of finding a "Very beautiful young colt" when he returns to England in two years. When he returns, however, his attitude brings Anne to the realization that she is still considered a "child." Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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THE HEART-WARMING STORY OF A YOUNG GIRL AND HER HORSE...THE DANGERS THEY FACED...THE FUN THEY SHARED...THE LOVE THEY FELT FOR EACH OTHER! (original poster-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Family | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beleza Negra See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (shot in color)| Black and White

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The horse playing Black Beauty, a stallion called Fury, was the highest paid animal star after Lassie the dog. See more »

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Nice Film, But a Problem with The Editing
6 January 2019 | by stareyes24See all my reviews

Black Beauty (1946, 20th Century Fox) I saw this version years ago and today, I finally saw it again on TCM. The cast is outstanding and the production values are nice, but at the times, the editing is just abruptly cut and I have a feeling that this film was meant to be longer. The length of the film and the editing make it just short of being a true classic. If it was filmed in technicolor, it would have really brought out the beauty of this story. The performances are great as well.


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