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Thunderhead - Son of Flicka (1945)

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A young boy tries to train Thunderhead, a beautiful white colt and the son of his beloved Flicka, to be a champion race horse.

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A young boy tries to train Thunderhead, a beautiful white colt and the son of his beloved Flicka, to be a champion race horse.

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30 August 1945 (Australia)  »

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Fúria Selvagem  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 25, 1946 with Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster and Rita Johnson reprising their film roles. See more »

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(At 1:12:30 and 1:12:37) The Albino's ear twitches when he is supposed to be dead. See more »

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Followed by My Friend Flicka (1955) See more »

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A boy and his horse.
3 June 2003 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Enjoyable. Very colorful. Beautiful scenery, but lacks the success and impact of the original MY FRIEND FLICKA(1943). A young boy(Roddy McDowall)tries to train an albino colt into a race horse. Other players are:Preston Foster, Rita Johnson and a very cute Diana Hale. This 78 minute technicolor film is full family fare.


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