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The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

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Docs Keepin Time ...
Black Beauty (as Docs Keepin Time - American Quarter Horse)
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Black Beauty (voice)
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Head Groom
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Jessica Gordon (as Georgina Armstrong)
Gemma Paternoster ...
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Black Beauty, a beautiful black stallion in 1870s England, recalls his life from his birth through his carefree life as a colt to the many hardships he suffered after achieving maturity. He goes through many owners, both good and bad, until he finally finds happiness and contentment. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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29 July 1994 (USA)  »

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Beleza Negra  »

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James Cosmo was cut out of this film. See more »

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After Ginger causes the accident outside the stately home, Black Beauty is taken into the stables, the soundtrack makes it sound as though he is wearing shoes, but as the camera runs along the ground it's clear that he isn't shod. Most working horses would have been shod at this time. See more »

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Black Beauty: Good places make good horses.
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Black Beauty... Docs Keepin Time, American Quarter Horse See more »

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BWAAAAAAAAAAaaaaaaa!!!!
19 March 2004 | by (San Diego,CA) – See all my reviews

I'm just a toasted marshmallow when it comes to this story. I've read the book many times and CRY every time. This movie and the earlier productions of it have the same effect on me. Needless to say, the book is ultimately superior to any of the movie versions but this movie does do justice to the book.

A movie about life from the animal's point of view will conjure visions of 'Mr. Ed' or 'Francis, The Talking Mule' in a few unimaginative folks but this story really puts the idea of 'walking in another's shoes' in perspective.

The novel and the movies helped me develop respect and empathy for all creatures at a very early age. See this movie with someone you love. You won't be sorry.


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