A wealthy sportsman's decision to hire a backwoods orphan to exercise a champion Irish Setter has unexpected consequences.

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A wealthy sportsman's decision to hire a backwoods orphan to exercise a champion Irish Setter has unexpected consequences.

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BRAVE RUNAWAYS...together they conquered the wilderness and the heart of a proud man!


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The first half of "Big Red" was telecast on "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" on the same night that "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" had its television premiere. Both programs were shown on NBC. The second half of "Big Red" was shown a week later. See more »

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Emile says that Big Red's right paw is injured, but he examines the left paw (which was the one previously caught in the fence). See more »


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MON AMOUR PERDU (BIG RED'S THEME)
Written by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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Modest live-action Disney film for the family
11 July 2001 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Orphaned young man finds work on the ranch of a stern dog-owner, becomes attached to a mutt who might have dog-show potential. Walter Pigeon(looking a little bit like Walt Disney himself!)ambles around quite nicely as the dog-owner with the face of stone and the heart of gold. The kid is inoffensive, although the music goes out of it's way to jerk your heartstrings. The settings have that artificial look commonplace to studio-films of this era, but in Disney's case the rural atmosphere is always captured with a nostalgic feel. It is almost unbearably wholesome, but I had a pleasant time watching it. ** out of ****


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