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Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)

 -  Drama | Family | Western  -  3 June 1948 (USA)
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"Thunderhead," a roving, big white stallion, causes problems for the Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd in the mountains. ... See full summary »

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"Thunderhead," a roving, big white stallion, causes problems for the Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd in the mountains. Escaping gunfire, he runs off one night with a young rancher;s mare, a possible winner of the Governor's Stake trotting race. The mare is recaptured and entered in the race against the horse owned by the father of the young rancher's sweetheart, and this puts a damper on their romance. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The Rolling Green Range Rings with the Excitement of the Greatest Adventure the New West Has Given the Screen! (original ad) See more »

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Drama | Family | Western

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3 June 1948 (USA)  »

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Los verdes pastos de Wyoming  »

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Follows Thunderhead - Son of Flicka (1945) See more »

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The Ballad of Thunderhead
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Sung by Burl Ives
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Boy, could those horses act!
29 June 1999 | by (Canberra, Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a sweet little film, in glorious technicolor, about kids and horses

  • a sequel to a sequel of "My Friend Flicka". but with a different cast.


Robert Arthur is charming as the lead boy and Charles Coburn as his rival is excellent. But Peggy Cummins is wretched as the love interest - so saccharine! Lloyd Nolan is good as always, but Burl Ives is wasted (and sings a truly woeful song).

But the humans don't matter much because the horses steal the show. A beautiful white stallion is the star and the glorious black mare he kidnaps is the leading lady. Together they gallop through magnificent mountain scenery like salt and pepper against the green. The scene where he seduces her is intensely erotic, and when she becomes stuck in a bog their distress is completely believable. How they got the horses to do the things they do I'll never know (and I pray it was not cruel), but they are superb.


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