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The Great Dan Patch (1949)

Passed  -  Adventure | Biography | Drama  -  22 July 1949 (USA)
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Story of the legendary trotting horse Dan Patch.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Dennis O'Keefe ...
David Palmer
Gail Russell ...
Cissy Lathrop
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Ruth Treadwell
Charlotte Greenwood ...
Aunt Netty
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Dan Palmer
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Ben Lathrop
Arthur Hunnicutt ...
Chet Williams
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Voodoo
Harry Lauter ...
Bud Ransome
Visalia Abbe ...
Dan Patch, a Horse
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David Palmer, a young chemist, returns to his father's Indiana farm, to marry a local school teacher, Ruth Treadwell. David meets again his father's horse-trainer, Ben Lathrop, whose daughter, Cissy, has left high school to help her father. Palmer marries and becomes wealthy through an invention, and is able to indulge his socially-ambitious wife. His father dies and Palmer returns to Indiana, where his interest in harness-racing is rekindled, as is his interest in Cissy Lathrop. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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WHAT A TIME FOR LIVING!...AND WHAT A GREAT LOVE STORY THEY LIVED! (original poster - all caps) See more »


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22 July 1949 (USA)  »

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Ride a Reckless Mile  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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(Sepiatone)

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1.37 : 1
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My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night
Written by Stephen Foster
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Heartwarming Horse Race Story with fine performances
11 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

A good family film with a lovely performance from Gail Russell. It is a fine film for race fans. It will entertain the younger set also.


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