The Yearling

United States, 1946

Film
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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.

Credits

director

Clarence Brown

producer

Sidney A. Franklin

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Language

English

Duration

02:03:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35785

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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