Black Beauty

United Kingdom, 1983

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Adapted by Wolf Mankowitz from the classic children’s book by Anna Sewell, Black Beauty tells the story of a luckless horse who is passed from hand to hand but is finally restored to its original young master and has a happy retirement. Stars Mark Lester, Walter Slezak and Patrick Mower.

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Credits

production company

Tigon Pictures

Chilton Film Productions

producer

Tony Tenser

director

James Hill

Duration

01:46:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324039

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animals & Wildlife → Animal films

Animals & Wildlife → Horses

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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