Black Beauty (1971) / Black Beauty (1994)

Starring Mark Lester, Patrick Mower, John Nettleton, Sean Bean, Andrew Knott, David Thewlis

By Warner Bros.

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"Black Beauty" (1971) Based on the all-time favorite novel by Anna Sewell, "Black Beauty" is a lyrical tale of the friendship and understanding between a young boy and his colt. Joe Evans (Mark Lester) and Black Beauty are parted and before their reunion, Beauty passes from owner to owner as a race horse, circus performer, military steed in India, and a worker for a coal merchant. "Black Beauty" is a passionate argument for the humane treatment of animals, as well as outstanding family entertainment. "Black Beauty" (1994) Anna Sewell's novel "Black Beauty" has been one of the world's most beloved animal stories since its 1877 publication. The story is told by its hero, a remarkable black horse with a white "star" on his forehead, whose joyous and heartbreaking life takes him from idyllic country life to London's cobblestoned streets. Written and directed by Caroline Thompson (1993's "The Secret Garden"), this is the most faithful of the book's several filmings. You'll cherish rebellious filly Ginger, mischievous pony Merrylegs and gallant Beauty, Whose generous heart guides him under caretakers both kindly and harsh, from Farmer Grey (Sean Bean) and young groom Joe Green (Andrew Knott) to sweet-natured cabbie Jerry Barker (David Thewlis).

Specifications+

BoxedSet
No
Cast
Mark Lester, Patrick Mower, John Nettleton, Sean Bean, Andrew Knott, David Thewlis
English rating
G
Format
DVD
Franchise
N/A
Genre
Kids & Family
Language
English
Number of discs
2.0
Quebec rating
G
Release date
25/02/2014
Run time (minutes)
194.0
Studio
Warner Bros Entertainment
Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired
None
Widescreen
Yes
Brand
Warner Bros.
Product Identifiers
Walmart Item #
30603055
SKU
6000196237966
UPC
88392940117

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