The Winner's Circle (1948)

Approved | | Drama , Sport | 31 October 1949 (UK)
The life story of a famous race horse, told primarily by a narrator in a semi-documentary fashion, with more than a little bit of revisionism. It begins with the colt's wobbly-legged days, ... See full summary »

Director:

Felix E. Feist

Writers:

Howard J. Green (original screenplay), Leonard Praskins (additional dialogue)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Jean Willes ... Jean Trent
Morgan Farley ... Gus
Johnny Longden Johnny Longden ... Jonnny Longde - Jockey
Robert S. Howard Robert S. Howard ... Bob Howard (as Bob Howard)
William Gould ... Tom Trent
John Beradino ... Trainer
Frank Dae ... Col. Waldron
Joe Hernandez Joe Hernandez ... Racetrack Announcer
Elliott Lewis Elliott Lewis ... Narrator
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Storyline

The life story of a famous race horse, told primarily by a narrator in a semi-documentary fashion, with more than a little bit of revisionism. It begins with the colt's wobbly-legged days, into the training, pacing, clocking that leads to a trial run. The horse bolts at the starting-gate and sends its jockey into a spill that injures him. He is sold from one stable to another until he is brought back to his original owner, Tom Trent, whose daughter, Jean, has never lost faith in the horse. More rigorous training, failures and setbacks follow until, on his third birthday, the horse gets another chance at the famous Santa Anita racetrack. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Drama | Sport

Certificate:

Approved
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 1949 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film features footage of a veritable "Who's Who" of championship horsedom of the period: Man O' War, Seabiscuit, Whirlaway, Alsab, Assault, Gallant Fox, Bold Venture, Stymie, Phar Lap, Bull Lea, Discovery, War Admiral, Sir Barton, and Equipoise. See more »

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