The Black stallion

United States, 1979

Film
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A young boy is saved from a devastating shipwreck by a beautiful black stallion. Together they survive on an isolated island, an experience that creates a lasting bond between them. After their rescue, they return to America where they meet Henry Dailey (Mickey Rooney) an irascible ex-jockey and horse trainer. Dailey is quick to realise the racing potential of the stallion and teaches the boy to be a jockey. Based on the novel by Walter Farley the film stars Kelly Reno, Mickey Reno and Teri Garr.

Credits

production company

United Artists Corporation

Omni Zoetrope

producer

Francis Ford Coppola

Duration

01:50:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324993

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animals & Wildlife → Animal films

Animals & Wildlife → Horses

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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