This film is (very) loosely based on the book by Austrian author Felix Salten. It follows the life of the Lippizaner stallion Florian. Of special notice is the time when he pulled Emperor Franz Joseph's carriage.

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This film is (very) loosely based on the book by Austrian author Felix Salten. It follows the life of the Lippizaner stallion Florian. Of special notice is the time when he pulled Emperor Franz Joseph's carriage.

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7 August 1940 (Mexico)  »

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Lo stalliere e la granduchessa  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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This film received its initial television broadcast in Los Angeles 20 December 1956 on KTTV (Channel 11); it was first telecast in San Francisco 30 January 1958 on KGO-TV (Channel 7), but its initial New York City telecast did not take place until 27 June 1960 on WCBS (Channel 2). It's now in the Turner Classic Movies library, and was last shown on TNT in December 1988, and on TCM in June 1994. Since that time, legal complications have arisen that prevent its further showings and/or DVD release. See more »

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It is the most memorable movie of my childhood.
6 July 2000 | by (Otis Orchards, Washington) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this movie on TV on a late, late show. It impressed me as no other movie had. I fell in love with the music and with Florian. Even as a child, I was impressed with the drama of FLORIAN, and I need to find a copy of this film on VHS or whatever, so I can replay it over and over.


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