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April Love (1957)

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A young man visiting his relatives' farm in Kentucky falls in love with their neighbor.

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Nick Conover
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Liz Templeton
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Fran Templeton
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Jed Bruce
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Dan Templeton
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Henrietta Bruce
Bradford Jackson ...
Al Turner (as Brad Jackson)
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Storyline

Chicagoan Nick Conover received a suspended sentence for being caught joyriding in a stolen car, with his driver's license suspended indefinitely. Nicky's problems are seen as running around with the wrong crowd. Nicky's sentence is predicated on him living at the run down Kentucky horse farm of his Aunt Henrietta and Uncle Jed Bruce, who he hasn't seen since he was a child. The judge figured this more wholesome environment would get Nicky away from his bad influences. Henrietta wants to be a part of Nicky's salvation, but Jed doesn't trust the fact of a delinquent being under his roof, although he has other more personal reasons not having to do with Nicky for his initially antagonistic relationship with his nephew. Nicky doesn't rebel against farm life, but ends up gravitating toward anything mechanical, especially the sports car owned by sophisticated Fran Templeton - the elder daughter of Dan Templeton, who owns the luxurious neighboring horse farm - and by association Fran ... Written by Huggo

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18 February 1958 (West Germany)  »

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When Nick is testing his hot rod car around the horse corral the car starts out as a Mercury then, after the horse jumps the fence, it switches to a Ford. See more »


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April Love
Music by Sammy Fain
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
Performed by Pat Boone
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User Reviews

I'm kind of partial to this one.
9 April 2007 | by (Kentucky, USA) – See all my reviews

This film is one of those clean cut, light hearted, just fun movies. The scenery is beautiful and the plot is simple. Of course watching Pat Boone play a bad boy (I use that term loosely since by today's standards, his behavior would be considered clean cut) is a bit hard to swallow. This movie was quite a bit before my time, but there are 2 reasons why I have a biased liking for this movie. One, it takes place in Kentucky where I happen to have been raised and still live. I think this movie is the best representation for what makes Kentucky such a great place. And 2 I am the grandson of the man that played Ed Hargraves, the horse trainer (Nelson Malone). He only has 2 or 3 lines, but our family looks forward to seeing this film every year and waiting for Nelson Malone to appear and speak his few lines.


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