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Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs. Set in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression, Billy Coleman works hard and saves his earnings for 2 years to achieve his dream of buying two coonhound pups. He develops a new trust in God as he faces overwhelming challenges in adventure and tragedy roaming the river bottoms of Cherokee country with "Old Dan" and "Little Ann." The movie follows the inseparable trio as they romp relentlessly through the Ozarks, trying to tree the elusive "Ghost" raccoon. Their efforts prove victorious as they win the coveted gold cup in the annual coon-hunt contest, capture wily ghost coons and bravely fight a mountain lion. Through these adventures Billy realizes the meaning of true friendship, loyalty, integrity and heroics, in this timeless and poignant coming of age story. Written by
Shot on location where the author lived it. What a thrill it was to meet Wilson Rawls and talk to him about his boyhood. And being Directed by one of the best that Disney had in those days. Norman Tokar took some time off from the Disney Studios where he had made so many other fine childrens movie to do this one. And then working with such noted actors as James Whitmore, Beverly Garland and Jack Ging. If I had never worked in another film I could live on the memories of this one. Norman Tokar and the cast make it a childs classic to be shown in schools all over the country. And then I went on to work with Norman again in the Apple Dumpling Gang. How much more fun can you have in life?
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