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Casey's Shadow (1978)

PG | | Drama, Family, Sport | 1978 (UK)
Casey is a young boy in a family that trains racehorses. His best friend, a foal they call "Casey's Shadow", looks to be a loser, but comes out a champion.

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(screenplay), (short story "Ruidoso")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lloyd Bourdelle
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Sarah Blue
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Mike Marsh
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Tom Patterson
Andrew Rubin ...
Buddy Bourdelle (as Andrew A. Rubin)
Steve Burns ...
Randy Bourdelle (as Stephan Burns)
Susan Myers ...
Kelly Marsh
Michael Hershewe ...
Casey Bourdelle
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Calvin Lebec
Joel Fluellen ...
Jimmy Judson
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Dr. Williamson
James M. Halty ...
Donovan (as Jimmy Halty)
William Pitt ...
Dr. Pitt (as William Pitt D.V.M.)
Dean Turpitt ...
Dean
Sanders Delhomme ...
Old Cajun
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Storyline

Casey is a young boy in a family that trains racehorses. His best friend, a foal they call "Casey's Shadow", looks to be a loser, but comes out a champion. Written by Martin Lewison <lewison+@pitt.edu>

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This crazy mixed-up family doesn't stand a chance to win a Million Bucks except with a little hope and luck. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Family | Sport

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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1978 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A Horse of a Different Color  »

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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie's "Casey's Shadow" title refers to a little boy, Casey Bourdelle, played by Michael Hershewe, and his "colt", which is a male horse which is usually below the age of four years, that follows him around like a "shadow". See more »

Goofs

(at around 8 mins) Lloyd closes a book that he is trying to get Casey to read, but shortly after that it is open again. See more »

Quotes

Lloyd Bourdelle: You're too big to be so stupid.
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Connections

Featured in The Making of 'Casey's Shadow' (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

JUST LET ME GO TILL I'M GONE
Music by Patrick Williams
Lyrics by Will Jennings
Performed by Dobie Gray
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Casey's Shadow
9 July 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Well made children's film about a young boy and the horse he hopes to make a champion. Matthau is here to guide us through the picture.


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