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Home in Indiana (1944)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | July 1944 (USA)
A lad with a penchant for trouble is sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Indiana. Though he's not happy about the arrangement at first, his love of horses and his affection for a young ... See full summary »

Director:

Henry Hathaway

Writers:

George Agnew Chamberlain (story "The Phantom Filly" in "The Saturday Evening Post"), Winston Miller (screenplay)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Walter Brennan ... J. F. 'Thunder' Bolt
Charlotte Greenwood ... Penny Bolt
Ward Bond ... Jed Bruce
Charles Dingle ... Godaw Boole
Lon McCallister ... 'Sparke' Thornton
Jeanne Crain ... 'Char' Bruce
June Haver ... 'Cri-Cri' Boole
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Storyline

A lad with a penchant for trouble is sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Indiana. Though he's not happy about the arrangement at first, his love of horses and his affection for a young filly that he plans to race make life bearable. He also finds romance with tomboyish Char who shares his love for horses. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Taglines:

All The Thrills Of "Kentucky"! All The Magnificence Of "Maryland"! Come Home To Your Heart in Indiana!


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amor Juvenil See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(FMC Library Print) | (copyright length)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Although Lon McCallister is "introduced" in the credits as one of the "three young players in their first featured roles," he was a featured player in Stage Door Canteen (1943). See more »

Quotes

J. F. 'Thunder' Bolt: Bless this food and us that eats it. Amen.
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Crazy Credits

And Introducing Three Young Players In Their First Featured Roles / Lon McAllister as 'Sparke' / Jeanne Crain as "Char" / June Haver as 'Cri-Cri' See more »

Connections

Featured in The Fighting Lady (1944) See more »

Soundtracks

No Love, No Nothin'
(1943) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Partly sung a cappella by June Haver
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My favorite movie 60 years ago
13 July 2005 | by wgmcs6See all my reviews

I am old enough to have seen this movie first run. At the time I was blown away by this film because it had every thing in it any city kid would want to be able to do, which mostly was race horses and have a pretty girl interested in the same thing as a friend. Since this film was so important to me I feel compelled to correct an error in the cast listing by IMDb. Currently Jeanne Crain's character is listed as Char Bruce which is correct, but June Haver's character is listed as Cri-Cri Bruce which would make them sisters which they are not! Cri-Cri is the daughter of Godaw Boole, the owner of the horse farm where Char's father is the head trainer, soooooo Cri-Cri's last name should be Boole, not Bruce! I have no idea how this casting error crept into IMDb's data base, but as a movie fan interested in accuracy I'm requesting that IMDb correct this mistake. I know I am right in this because I've seen this film at least 20 times over the years and have read the book that the film is based on (The Phantom Filly).


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