Boy and the Eagle (1949)

Approved | | Adventure, Short, Drama | 1 July 1949 (USA)
A crippled boy discovers a wounded bald eagle, nurses it back to health, tames and teaches it to fly. One day, a rattlesnake is about to strike the boy, when the bird attacks the snake and ... See full summary »

Directors:

William Lasky (as William R. Lasky), Dickie Moore (co-director) (uncredited)

Writers:

Daniel P. Mannix (original story) (as Daniel Pratt Mannix), Daniel P. Mannix (screenplay) (as Daniel Pratt Mannix)

Star:

Dickie Moore
Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Dickie Moore ... The Cripple Boy / Narrator
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Storyline

A crippled boy discovers a wounded bald eagle, nurses it back to health, tames and teaches it to fly. One day, a rattlesnake is about to strike the boy, when the bird attacks the snake and a vicious fight erupts between the snake and the bird. In the excitement, the boy forgets his crutches and finds himself able to walk without them... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Adventure | Short | Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Il ragazzo e l'aquila See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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