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My Brother Talks to Horses (1947)

 -  Comedy  -  4 February 1947 (USA)
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Louie, My Brother Talked to Horses  »

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The horse named The Bart was inspired by the actual 1919 Preakness (and Triple Crown) winner Sir Barton. See more »

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What a wonderful movie!
8 September 2004 | by (San Diego) – See all my reviews

Three words: Turner Classic Movies! Uncut and no commericals. Anyway, I saw this lovely movie last night and just loved it. The movie is a definite "animal" movie as the kid not only talks to horses, but dogs, chickens and other animals as well. The whole family is a little eccentric and Spring Byington fits that bill perfectly and was perfectly cast as the head of household and a woman with a truly open mind- ready to at least consider just about any possibility- rather than just shouting "NO" at any unusual idea. I try to be more like that- with the ability to accept change for what it is: inevitable. Her character does however, have the certainty of conviction that all change is for the better- I'm not so sure. Anyway, the movie does have it's sad parts- lessons of loss and recovery- greed and selflessness- all wrapped in a movie that not "too" preachy- there's even a funny chicken scene!


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