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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
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Mr. Curtis
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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 ...
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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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Somehow the Pie has gone from being a chestnut gelding in the original movie to a dark bay stallion in the sequel. See more »

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God Save the Queen
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This movie is my all time favorite movie. I want to be riding Arazonia Pi! This is definitely how i want my life to turn out (riding career wise)!!! Even better than National Velvet. If i could i would watch this movie day after day and i wouldn't even get the least bit sick of it. If you are an eventer you should definitely see this movie. It i an inspirational movie. Makes me want to go back to the barn and ride again or go to another event.The love that this girl has for her horse is wonderfully delightful. The support she gets from her aunt Velvet and her "Uncle" is also great. People from the age of 2 to 190 will like this movie. There are sad parts, happy parts, parts that make you mad, all kinds of emotions.


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