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August 1986 (USA) See more »
Rich gambler Barney Ingram's white prize stallion Cloverdale III is abducted by creditor Emmett Fallon... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Mickey Rooney ... Barney Ingram

Susan George ... Madame Rene
Isabel García Lorca ... Stephanie Ward
Billy Wesley ... Lucas Mitchell
Martin Charles Warner ... Emmett Fallon

Françoise Pascal ... Marie Ward Leeman
Read Morgan ... Harvey Leeman
Stanley Siegel ... Jim Piper

Jay Rasumny ... Johnny
Debra Berger ... Lili Castle
Murray Langston ... Gorman
Richard Lundin ... Max (as Rick Lundin)
Justin Lundin ... Wiley
Charles Pitt ... Judge
Sheila Colligan ... Registrar
Karen Davis ... Melinda
Claudia Stenke ... Danielle
Rob Gage ... Himself
Jennifer Young ... Rob Gage's Girlfriend

Shannon McLeod ... Daphne
William A. Levey ... Ophthamologist
John Warren James ... Mailman
Bradley C. Golden ... Neighbor
Ayanna DuLaney ... Nurse

Directed by
William A. Levey 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Harry Alan Towers  (as Peter Welbeck)

Produced by
Harry Alan Towers .... producer
Original Music by
Maurizio Abeni 
Anna-Karin Klockar 
Cinematography by
Steven Shaw 
Film Editing by
Ken Bornstein 
Casting by
Chauncey Pierce 
Art Direction by
Héctor López  (as Hector B. Lopez)
Set Decoration by
William Northcott 
Costume Design by
Richard Abramson 
Makeup Department
Alicia M. Tripi .... hair department head
Production Management
Sheila Colligan .... executive in charge of production
Fred Miller .... production supervisor
Michael R. Sloan .... post-production supervisor
Nancy Youngblood .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Virginia Lynch .... first assistant director
Kevin Perry .... second assistant director
Art Department
Bradley C. Golden .... assistant art director
Bradley C. Golden .... assistant property master
Robert Leffelman .... property master
Sound Department
Richard Beggs .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard Dwan Jr. .... supervising sound editor
Robert W. Glass Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
Marvin Kerner .... sound editor
Lionel LaVallee .... boom operator (as Lionel Lavalee)
Stephen Mackey .... boom operator
Finnean McGiver .... sound mixer
Richard Wagner .... sound mixer
Justin Lundin .... stunts
Richard Lundin .... stunts (as Rick Lundin)
Rita Lundin .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Becker .... still photographer
Brian Crane .... best boy electric
Daniel Dayton .... camera operator
Dupree Dial .... assistant camera
Steven Eszenszky .... electrician
Richard Foreman Jr. .... still photographer (as Richard Foreman)
Mitch Friedman .... best boy grip
Kevin A. Griffith .... first assistant camera
William A. Levey .... camera operator
Mark Peterson .... best boy
Chris Strong .... gaffer
Wayne Stroud .... best boy grip
Ken Toy .... additional still photographer
Karyn Wagner .... second assistant camera
Larry Wallace .... gaffer
Monty Woodard .... best boy electric
Phil Yoder .... key grip
Animation Department
Phil Cummings .... animator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sharon McGunigle .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Robert Baird .... assistant editor
Richard Dwan Jr. .... assistant editor
Angelo Russo .... color timer
Anne-Marie Vitello .... negative cutter
Ron Vitello .... negative cutter
Music Department
Bill Black .... music editor
Transportation Department
Hala Gabriel .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Christopher Aber .... assistant to Mickey Rooney
Wenden K. Baldwin .... title designer
Ayanna DuLaney .... production coordinator
Diane Durant .... script supervisor
Billie Greenbaum Shane .... production assistant (as Billie Greenbaum)
Lauren Ann Hartigan .... craft service
Larry Litton .... location manager
Rita Lundin .... animal wrangler
Shannon McLeod .... production assistant
Kyle Seidenbaum .... title designer
Cecilia Stewart .... assistant to producer

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Also Known As:
"The White Stallion" - USA (alternative title)
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95 min
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
The worst horse movie ever, 7 March 2002
Author: oneandonly_jenn from Philly, PA

And I've seen some bad ones. Aside from the dialog being hokey, the plot being full of holes, the acting was stiff and unreal... I don't even know where to start. I was particularly amused at the fact that the main 'stallion' was portrayed by at least 4 different horses that were not even the same color (watchers can thrill to the feeling of the magical color changing horse!) Yes, the base color was always white, but did they really think we were dumb enough to mistake a 17+ hand warmblood dark dapple grey, a cremello pony (who I believe was a mare) a fleabitten grey horse, and a cream horse as all the same animal??? And the cut scenes were horrible. Were they supposed to show tension? action? I was confused as they showed several different horses and riders, all supposedly the same horse! The riders were wearing different color clothes! The main girl couldn't ride, her 'trainer' couldn't ride, and I'm almost ashamed of Mickey Rooney for being in this stinker! He must have needed the money badly. Avoid this one. If you want to see an uplifting horse movie, go rent Sylvester.

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