A group of poor children spend their time playing with a riding-size toy horse on wheels, which they found in a scrap heap. This toy horse's head is missing, hence the title. A group of thieves think the horse is the perfect place to hide their booty when they are pursued by the police. The children are on to the thieves, and work together to protect their horse and bring the gang of thieves to justice. A fantastic sequence in a party favors storeroom is one of the major highlights of the film.
Disney produced this mystery film in England; it's got an overall feel that could only have been created on location. Several other comments note that it may have been filmed in France, which could be true. However, the film's dialogue is all English, and there are no subtitles.
Children (and adults who saw it on the Disney show in the 60's, like me) will love this film. It's vintage Walt, and exactly something he would have been excited to film. It's also got a catchy title song that will run through your head for days.
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