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Black Beauty (1994)

G  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Family  |  29 July 1994 (USA)
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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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Eleanor Bron ...
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Adrian Ross Magenty ...
Lord George
Lyndon Davies ...
Head Groom
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Jessica Gordon (as Georgina Armstrong)
Gemma Paternoster ...
Molly Gordon
Anthony Walters ...
Alfred Gordon
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Storyline

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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So far, this remains as of 2009, Peter Davison's first, last and only theatrical film release. See more »

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Black Beauty's mother, at the beginning, is freeze marked - a means of identification not available in those times. See more »

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Black Beauty: People aren't only cruel to horses they are also cruel to each other
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A must see for any horse lovers!
13 December 2004 | by (Essex,UK) – See all my reviews

This film is brilliantly made and enjoyable for anyone of any age.For horse lovers like me it is a wonderful film, I've seen it several times and even though I know the story well, it still never fails to move me to tears. Even my husband watched this film with me and the children and said that it was good and that he enjoyed it, so it can't be bad!! The music is incredibly moving as is the story and the acting is also very good. Their are several bits in the film that will amuse even young children and even my son who is not yet two enjoys watching Black Beauty running with his friends Ginger and Merry-legs.The bottom line is if you love animals at all, especially horses, then you will completely adore this film.


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