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DVD006251

Black Stallion, The

Ballard, Carroll. USA. 1979.

Title:
Black Stallion, The
Director:
Ballard, Carroll
Production Co:
Omni Zoetrope
Country:
USA
Year:
1979
Publisher:
The Criterion Collection, 2015
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   117 minutes.   color.   sound - DTS-HD Master Audio.   widescreen
Language:
English
Genre:
Children's Works, Drama, Adventure
Notes:
A wild horse saves a young boy’s life after a terrifying shipwreck and the two become inseparable. Alec, the boy, takes the horse to New York, where neither are happy. Although the horse cannot race legally as it has no papers, a race against the world's two fastest thoroughbred's is organized, and Alec rides the stallion to victory. Adapted from the novel by Walter Farley. With Mickey Rooney and Kelly Reno. Supplemental materials include: short films by Ballard: PIGS! (1965), THE PERILS OF PRISCILLA (1969), RODEO (1969), SEEMS LIKE ONLY YESTERDAY (1971), CRYSTALLIZATION (1974); interviews and conversation with director; Mary Ellen Marks discusses her photos from the set; trailers.
Link to:
FII catalog |
Status:
Out