Courage of Black Beauty (1957)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Animal Picture  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Shortly before signing on for TV's The Rifleman, Johnny Crawford played the juvenile lead in Courage of Black Beauty. Feeling alienated from his rancher father John Bryant,Crawford invests all his affections in his pet foal. Through his love for the horse--who of course grows up to become Black Beauty--Crawford learns to better appreciate his own lot in life. For a while, it looks as though the horse will be destroyed, but when this doesn't happen, Crawford draws even closer to his dad. No screen credit is afforded Anna Sewell, author of the original Black Beauty.

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animal, horse, love, miracle, pets, reconciliation, recovery [health]