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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Excellent

This really was a great series. The classic story of Black Beauty is continued here with fine performances and great locations. And who could forget that theme tune! If you remember it the first time around,it will bring back memories.If not, watch it and enjoy for the first time, the adventures of a very famous horse.


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