The Yearling

United States, 1946

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The Yearling is a story of the Baxter family and their struggle to maintain their small farm. Jody, a twelve year old boy, yearns for a pet with whom he can share the last carefree days of his childhood. He adopts an orphaned fawn but their joyous times are tempered when the fawn grows into a yearling and becomes a threat to the family’s meagre crops. Based on Marjorie Kinnen Rawlings’ acclaimed novel.

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Credits

director

Clarence Brown

producer

Sidney A. Franklin

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Duration

02:03:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1946

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300942

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q1217612

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