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The Adventures of Black Beauty 

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

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 Squire Armstrong 31 episodes, 1972-1974
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 Jenny Gordon 25 episodes, 1973-1974
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Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in late nineteenth century rural England, who is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower, and befriended by his daughters Vicky (season one), Jenny (season two), son Kevin, and their friends Albert, Robbie (season one) and Ned (season two). 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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Leslie Ash was second choice for the role of Jenny Gordon. See more »

Connections

Version of Black Beauty (1995) 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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Great series,a pleasure to watch.
31 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

A really enjoyable television series. Filmed in Rickmansworth in Herts among lovley coutryside. Great theme music and performances from all the stars.

Judi Bowker,who played Vicky,left after a while and was replaced by Stacy Dorning,who played Jenny.


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