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Danny (1977)

G | | Drama, Family
A young girl's special love for a horse helps them both.



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Cast overview:
Page Feldman ...
Janie Neely (as Rebecca Page)
Rebecca Page ...
Janie Neely
Pat Chapin
Barbara Jean Earhardt ...
Andrea Cummings
George Luce ...
Mike DeVito
Gloria Maddox ...
Kate Neely
Michael Coerver ...
Monty Cummings
Zachary Danziger ...
Wiliam Neely
Jo Anne Palmer ...
Vickie Cummings
George Hosmer ...
Jethro (as George Clark Hosmer)
Michael Dana ...
Terry Harmon ...
Wanda Sue
Ruth Ann Bowers ...
Tom Kenyon ...
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A young girl who loves horses works at a rich man's stable. He buys a grey horse named Danny for his daughter to show in, but Danny turns out to need some preparation for he can be shown. When others lose faith in Danny, the young girl's love and confidence hold firm. Written by Samuel Stoddard <sam@rinkworks.com>

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A heartwarming story for the whole family. [Video Australia]


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(at around 7 mins) When Janie is on the horse, her hair is out of her hat/covered by her hat between shots. See more »

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10 September 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I know that the movie is not a favorite today among people. Yet it will always remain on my list of favorite movies, with all the other horse movies I remember watching constantly as a young child.

Danny is a great family movie for the younger children and those young at heart. My daughter watches this movie with me and I only hope that it gives her the same feeling of happiness that it gave me. When I watch these movies with her I am able to grasp, if only for a moment, the feeling of innocence and wide eyed wonder I possessed as a child myself, sitting in my parents basement watching the movie.

I rate Danny a 10, it made me happy to watch it as a child and it brings me so much more joy being able to watch it with my daughter curled up on the couch together.

I hope she'll be able to fondly remember her favorite movies and experience what I do now, with her own children some day.

To the person who said that the people who gave this high ratings must have been 3-year old, I am 26 and everyone is entitled to their opinions. I love this movie for nostalgic reasons. It is sad when you are forced to watch movies that are to young for you or you have no interest in. I wish that you had seen this when you were younger and could have enjoyed it as opposed to looking back on it as garbage.

But I hope that you have movies that you can look back on with fondness. Even if they are no longer age appropriate and even if your their movies that friends would tease you about if they knew.

It is a sad thing to forget the things that brought us so much joy as children and discard those memories like yesterdays trash.

Ciao for now.

Chrysler Williams

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