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Home in Indiana (1944)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | July 1944 (USA)
A lad with a penchant for trouble is sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Indiana. Though he's not happy about the arrangement at first, his love of horses and his affection for a young ... See full summary »

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(story "The Phantom Filly" in "The Saturday Evening Post"), (screenplay)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »
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Jed Bruce
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Godaw Boole
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'Char' Bruce
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'Cri-Cri' Boole
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A lad with a penchant for trouble is sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Indiana. Though he's not happy about the arrangement at first, his love of horses and his affection for a young filly that he plans to race make life bearable. He also finds romance with tomboyish Char who shares his love for horses. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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horse | uncle | indiana | aunt | youth | See All (28) »

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All The Thrills Of "Kentucky"! All The Magnificence Of "Maryland"! Come Home To Your Heart in Indiana!


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July 1944 (USA)  »

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Amor Juvenil  »

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(FMC Library Print) | (copyright length)

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Although Lon McCallister is "introduced" in the credits as one of the "three young players in their first featured roles," he was a featured player in Stage Door Canteen (1943). See more »

Quotes

J. F. 'Thunder' Bolt: Bless this food and us that eats it. Amen.
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Connections

Version of April Love (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

You'll Never Know
(1943) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Partly sung a cappella by June Haver
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When is Home in Indiana going to be on DVD
30 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Home in Indiana is a wonderful movie. I saw this on AMC when I was a kid and still remember it. It's a film about a troubled youth who comes to live on his aunt and uncles farm. At first he doesn't want to be there but then he makes some friends and eventually gets involved in some kind of chariot horse racing. The music score and talent makes this film a classic. Another movie called April Love, with Pat Boone and Shirley Jones , came out about 20 years after Home in Indiana and copied the premise of the movie. Jeanne Crain is the one I remember most in this film, I think it was her second film. I think Fox released this movie and I hope they release this timeless movie on DVD soon, along with other Jeanne Crain films.


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