Black Beauty (1971)
Front Cover Actor
Mark Lester Joe Evans
Walter Slezak Hackenschmidt
Peter Lee Lawrence Gervaise
Uschi Glas Marie Hackenschmidt (as Ursula Glas)
Patrick Mower Sam Greener
John Nettleton Sir William
Maria Rohm Lady Anne
Eddie Golden Evans
Clive Geraghty Roger
John Hoey Muldoon (as Johnny Hoey)
Luis Induni Sergeant
John Franklyn Coalman
Vincente Rola Flying Fred
Ursula Glas
Movie Details
Genre Drama; Family
Director James Hill; James H. Hill
Producer Artur Brauner
Writer Artur Brauner; Wolf Mankowitz
Studio Paramount
Language English
Audience Rating G
Running Time 1 hr 46 mins
Country UK
Color Color
This internationally produced adaptation of Anna Sewell's Black Beauty is essentially a vehicle for Oliver star Mark Lester. The young Lester spends most of the film trying to reclaim his beautiful black horse, which passes through several hands over the course of 90 minutes. All the setpieces of the Sewell original are in attendance, including the showstopping "burning barn" sequence. Walter Slezak is the only truly recognizable actor in the film outside of Lester. Even the scene-stealing Slezak hasn't a chance opposite the "performance" of the magnificent title character. — Hal Erickson
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Index 1459
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 10/19/04
Purchase Price $10.00
Store Best Buy
Owner JC
Links Amazon US
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Folder A
Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio 1.85:1
UPC 097360807943
Release Date 10/5/04
Subtitles English
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Color Closed-captioned Dolby Widescreen