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International Velvet (1978)

G  |   |  Drama, Family, Sport  |  1 September 1978 (Denmark)
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Velvet's orphaned niece, Sarah, follows her dream of Olympic glory with her horse Arizona Pie.

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Sarah Brown
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John Seaton
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Captain Johnson
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Pilot
Dinsdale Landen ...
Mr. Curtis
Sarah Bullen ...
Beth
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Scott Saunders
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Tim
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Wilson
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Roger
Martin Neil ...
Mike
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Howard
Dennis Blanch ...
Policeman
Norman Wooland ...
Team Doctor
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Storyline

This sequel to the 1944 Elizabeth Taylor film National Velvet focuses on Sarah Brown, a young, recently orphaned American girl sent to England to live with her aunt - a now grown Velvet Brown. The troubled Sarah is only interested in one thing; horses, and has clearly inherited her aunt's talent. She and her horse Arizona Pie (son of Velvet's Grand National winning stead The Pie) work their way up through the world of eventing, finally being selected for the British Olympic Squad, growing up and finding love along the way. Written by Liz L

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Nanette Newman was only cast after a number of A-list actresses had passed including first choice Julie Andrews. See more »

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When the horses are being loaded onto and unloaded off the aircraft, the engine covers are clearly displayed. These are only used when an aircraft is parked overnight, or stored out of service. They would certainly be removed long before flight (the crew are shown going through pre-start checks), and not placed back over the engines immediately after landing (they were visible as the "passengers" were getting off the aircraft). See more »

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Over the Rainbow
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Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
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ONE OF THE BEST MOVIES AF ALL TIMES !!
26 December 1998 | by (Dominican Republic) – See all my reviews

It is a pity that a picture like this doesn't receive the same publicity as so many others that are merely a bargage ( some of them have even won an Oscar )

This is a must see for all families. It's a beautiful story about an orphan child who has to move to another country to live with her aunt, and how the relationship between them grows better as time passes by.

Her aunt won a horse race many years ago, but couldn't have the prize because she was disqualified under the rules. Years later this nephew comes to her life and makes her revive aspects of her life she wanted to forget. (they are so similar)

It is a beautiful story of love and gratitude.

I watched it for the first time while I was 12, and hope my baby girl grows to see it.

The music is so beautiful, the sceneries are unforgettable as well.

DON'T MISS THIS MOVIE. IT'S A MASTERPIECE !!!


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