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My Brother Talks to Horses (1947)

Approved | | Comedy | 4 February 1947 (USA)
A classic film featuring a boy who is able to hear what the racehorses at the track are thinking. He bases their moods on how well he thinks they'll do, and tells his older brother who is ... See full summary »

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A classic film featuring a boy who is able to hear what the racehorses at the track are thinking. He bases their moods on how well he thinks they'll do, and tells his older brother who is going to win that day. This earns him a reputation and gains him much attention, after people start to believe him. Written by Susan Kehl

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Louie, My Brother Talked to Horses  »

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Fred Zinnemann and producer, Samuel Marx, invited Morton Thompson, the author of the underlying material in his book 'Joe, the Wounded Tennis Player,' to a Projection Room screening of the first rough cut, which included 'Scene Missing" tags and ragged sound. When that first screening ended, Mort got up, never looked at either Zinnemann or Marx, and walked angrily out, slamming the door. Marx commented that obviously, authors do not need their written word to show their unhappiness. See more »

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Referenced in Forecast (1945) See more »

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Spectacular!
30 January 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

i loved this movie! It was so cute and funny! Oh how i would love to see it again, i wish it were available on vhs or dvd!!!! The boy that talks to horses is so cute! He also played in National Velvet, a treasure of a movie too! What a joy it would be to see again! PLEASE!!!! GOD BLESS! : )


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