The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)

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Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in late 19th Century rural England who is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower, and befriended by his ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
William Lucas ...
 Dr. James Gordon (52 episodes, 1972-1974)
Charlotte Mitchell ...
 Amy Winthrop (52 episodes, 1972-1974)
Roderick Shaw ...
 Kevin Gordon / ... (51 episodes, 1972-1974)
Michael Culver ...
 Squire Armstrong (31 episodes, 1972-1974)
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 Vicky Gordon (26 episodes, 1972-1973)
Stacy Dorning ...
 Jenny Gordon (25 episodes, 1973-1974)
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Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in late 19th Century rural England who is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower, and befriended by his daughter's Vicky( season 1) Jenny ( season 2), son Kevin, and their friends Albert, Robbie(season 1) and Ned (season 2). Each week the children get involved in an adventure that brings them into contact with all sorts of colourful characters and villians. You can always be assured, however, that Beauty is on hand to help save the day. Written by Matthew Patay/Helen Cooper

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This series is based on the book "Black Beauty" for which the writer got 20 British pounds. See more »

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Featured in The 100 Greatest Kids TV Shows (2001) See more »

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Galloping Home
Written by Denis King
Conducted by Harry Rabinowitz
Performed by the London String Chorale
Produced by Weekend Music
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A stellar show for the whole family!!!
8 April 2004 | by (Falls Church,Virginia U.S.) – See all my reviews

This stellar TV show from England is a classic!!! Great acting and directing!!! The show stars: William Lucas,Charlotte Mitchell(The Man In The White Suit),Roderick Shaw,Judi Bowker(Brother Sun,Sister Moon),Stacy Dorning and Michael Culver(The Empire Strikes Back). The directors include:Michael Crichton(The Lavender Hill Mob,A Fish Called Wanda),John Reardon,David Andrews,Gerry Poulson,Peter Duffell and Ray Austin.The awesome guest stars include:John Thaw(Inspector Morse),Peter Angelis(Sweeney!,Yellow Submarine),Jack Shepherd(Wycliffe,No Escape),John Junkin(A Hard Day's Night),Robert Coleby(Crocodile Hunter:Collision Course)and more!!! A great show for the entire family!!! If you like horses and adventure, this is the show for you!!! A top notch production!!! A+


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