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Misty (1961)

Approved | | Family, Drama | 4 June 1961 (USA)
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Every year the Chincoteague fire department rounds up the wild ponies of Assateague Island, and then auctions off the colts and yearlings to thin out the herd. A young brother and sister, ... See full summary »

Director:

James B. Clark

Writers:

Marguerite Henry (novel), Ted Sherdeman
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Cast

Cast overview:
David Ladd ... Paul Beebe
Arthur O'Connell ... Grandpa Beebe
Pam Smith Pam Smith ... Maureen Beebe
Anne Seymour ... Grandma Beebe
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Every year the Chincoteague fire department rounds up the wild ponies of Assateague Island, and then auctions off the colts and yearlings to thin out the herd. A young brother and sister, Paul and Maureen Beebe, have set their hearts on owning one particular wild three-year-old pony, The Phantom. Only they have to earn the money, the Phantom has to be captured in the roundup (which she never has), and then they have to outbid everyone else for her in the auction. And even the Phantom herself has a surprise for Paul and Maureen: a foal named Misty. Written by Kathy Li

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Family | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Herencia salvaje See more »

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Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed in the late summer of 1960. See more »

Quotes

Grandpa Beebe: Paul, listen to me. The Phantom's not a horse. The Phantom's a piece of wind and sky. That's why we *call* her "The Phantom."
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Referenced in Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011) See more »

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Very Sweet
31 January 2004 | by laurabethaSee all my reviews

This is very sweet film! As a child I fell in love the novel about "Misty". I was fortunate to traveling to Virginia and witness the Pony Penning event. The horses were awesome and the film was actually shot on location and seemed very authentic! I viewed the film while on vacation and happened to run across it last night on television. I think I liked it even better this time around!


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