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So Dear to My Heart (1948)

Passed | | Animation, Drama, Family | 19 January 1949 (USA)
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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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 (voice)
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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 Walt Disney Country Fair, Filled with Music, Laughter, Drama! (1964 re-release) See more »


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Tão Perto do Coração  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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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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It's Whatcha Do With Whatcha Got
(uncredited)
Written by Don Raye & Gene de Paul
Sung by Ken Carson
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A great teaching in a simple story
18 June 2006 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

Like other Disney's films, simplicity is the support of an intense message about life.I think this old movie would be seen by today's children, considering the actual tendency to loose essential valors and go on the fantastic ways, putting wonder-workers and extraordinary actions on service of something in the antipodes of the day by day. This movie is today more important than it was in 1948. Then it was a poetic image of real life and real valors. Today it proposes the recuperation of a lost paradise. But the real paradise built by man's inside.Yonder postures and feelings, the music represents, per sea,the right sonorous image of life equilibrium:support,tenderness and peace. Remains of a lost paradise is, today and by me, the true sense of this great Walt Disney's film.


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