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So Dear to My Heart (1948)

G  |   |  Family, Drama  |  19 January 1949 (USA)
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This heartwarming classic tells the tale of a country boy who adopts a mischevious black lamb and learns valuable lessons about love and dedication.

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Cast

Cast overview:
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Uncle Hiram Douglas
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Granny Kincaid
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Jeremiah 'Jerry' Kincaid
Luana Patten ...
Tildy
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Head Judge at County Fair
Raymond Bond ...
Pete Grundy, Storekeeper
Walter Soderling ...
Grampa Meeker
Matt Willis ...
Mr. Burns, Horse Trainer
Spelman B. Collins ...
Judge
John Beal ...
Jeremiah as an Adult, Narrator (voice)
Ken Carson ...
Voice of Wise Old Owl (voice)
Bob Haymes ...
Singer Bob Haymes
The Rhythmaires ...
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This heartwarming classic tells the tale of a country boy who adopts a mischevious black lamb and learns valuable lessons about love and dedication.

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A "Dilly-Dilly" Delight! See more »

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Family | Drama

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19 January 1949 (USA)  »

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Tão Perto do Coração  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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The first Disney film with live actors ever to be shown on television, in 1954. See more »


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"County Fair'
Written by Robert Wells (as Bob wells) & Mel Tormé
Sung by Ken Carson
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Farm life in the early 20th century
22 February 2001 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

A small boy becomes emotionally attached to a new born black lamb and decides to enter it in the county fair. Living with his stern Granny on a farm means there is little money for frivolities, so the youngster goes out and gets the needed funds the old fashioned way...he earned them. Many things conspire to halt the trip to the fair: most brought on by the critter itself, but, of course, the lad and his pet enter the competition. There are lots of songs and animation in this dated but still enjoyable film, which also carries a simple but solid message about dealing with life's good and bad times.


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