The Boy Who Loved Horses

The Boy Who Loved Horses (1961)

Genres - Drama, Children's/Family  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Denmark  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

The Boy Who Loved Horses is a cozy little Danish children's film. Stig Wilner is the boy of the title; the object of his affections is a magnificent white Lippizian stallion. Osvald Helmuth is the adult authority figure who sometimes impedes Stig's efforts to train his beloved horse. Boy Who Loved Horses received only fitful American distribution; the film's flat black-and-white photography imposed an injurious effect on its audience appeal. Its widest circulation came by way of independent UHF TV stations in the early 1970s.



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