Jim Craig has lived his first 18 years in the mountains of Australia on his father's farm. The death of his father forces him to go to the low lands to earn enough money to get the farm back on its feet. Kirk Douglas plays two roles as twin brothers who haven't spoken for years, one of whom was Jim's father's best friend and the other of whom is the father of the girl he wants to marry. A 20 year old feud re-erupts, catching Jim and Jessica in the middle of it as Jim is accused of letting a prize stallion loose. Written by
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The Bible passage being read by candle light begins at Genesis 30:27. (KJV) The passage goes on to speak about cattle and sheep and goats. See more »
When in the wild, the stallion has well groomed hoofs and horse-shoes that are clearly visible from the front view of the horse. If he had shoes on from when he was a colt then his hoofs would have out grown the shoes. See more »
My ONLY regret about this movie is that I didn't go with my wife and her brother to see it in the theater. Its magnificent scenery is paled on the small screen. As for the plot, it's the classic "boy turns into a man" tale. Jim Craig's father dies and Jim must move off the mountain until he's earned the right to live on the mountain.
He's a prideful young man and falls in love with a powerful rancher's daughter who he has more in common with than he realizes. Rather than spoil the plot, take my word for it, this is a great movie. No, it does not have the best acting in the world; however, Sigrid Thornton is a noted Australian actress on a par with some our own American actresses. This movie is a must see and the soundtrack will stick in your mind for years...it's even used as the intro music for one of the network's golf broadcasts.
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