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A film that qualifies as a Travelogue Documentary in that it contains footage of world-famous race tracks such as England's Ascot, Palermo in South America, and Churchill Downs, Jamaica, Aqueduct, Hollywood Park, Santa Anita, Belmont, Hialeah, Arlington and Saratoga in the United States, and since it begins in London in 1938, the Coronation of the King. Jock Wallace, an easy-going and rootless horse lover, is taken to task by Leslie Hale, who thinks he has swindled her Aunt Helen on the purchase of a horse. He finds out that she is engaged to Bill Van Dyke, a young diplomat, and follows her to London , entering the horse he acquired from Aunt Helen in the famed Ascot Gold Cup. Jock and Leslie fall in love and are married on a boat to South America. In Buenos Aires, Leslie is jealous of Kitty Brant, an old flame of Jock's. Leslie wants Jock to settle down on his Maryland farm to raise and sell race horses, but he has too much gypsy in his blood and wants to follow the race-track ... Written by
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Who used to fix your shirts before we were married?
oh lots of people, Lady upstairs, the lady downstairs, lady across the hall, always ready to lend a helping hand to a poor bachelor, Hey Monkey, come and tie my tie for me.
Can't you do anything
Nope, Not while I have you around
You know, sooner or later you're going to have to learn this for yourself
You talk too much
[tries to kiss her]
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Great Performances from everyone...in this Horse themed film
Great Performances from everyone...in this Horse themed film, in addition to British Coronation parade scenes, as well. A true gem of acting chemistry between Leading man Cornel Wilde and leading lady Maureen O'Hara, who performs an surprising emotional crying scene with perfection, even better than actress Halle Berry, Oscar winning 'Monsters Ball' cry scene. However, beautiful actress Helen Walker just about steals every scene she is in with her esquisite beauty, ultra-confident charm and Wit. Lastly, I was amazed by the 1940's era Cardboard Periscope binoculars being utilized as a device to view a parade from behind a massive crowd.
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