Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal. When he finds out they are going drug the horse in case its too frisky, he rides off into the desert... Written by
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Did You Know?
The name of Sonny Steele's horse in the film is "Rising Star". The star steed was played by a five year old bay thoroughbred called "Let's Merge" after a six month equine talent scout. Robert Redford
bought the horse after production was complete and owned him for 18 years before the horse passed away. See more
The white splotch on Rising Star's face reverses itself in subsequent shots when Sonny releases him near the end of the movie. The splotch moves from Rising Star's right eye to left eye and then back again. See more
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
I know. I'm the one who said it.
So You Think You're a Cowboy
Composed by Hank Cochran See more