Francis Goes to the Races

Francis Goes to the Races

Director: Arthur Lubin Cast: Donald O'Connor, Piper Laurie, Cecil Kellaway

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Overview

In this funny sequel to the popular Francis the Talking Mule the loquacious equine and his plucky pal Peter (Donald O'Connor) get a job working on a horse-breeder's ranch and end up saving it from financial ruin when Francis, who has the inside track with the racehorses, provides Peter with names of the winners before the races are run. Sure enough Peter finds himself with a fistful of cash and uses it to buy a racehorse for the farm. Unfortunately, the mare he chooses is suffering from a debilitating lack of confidence. Fortunately, Francis is around to perk her up. When not dealing with the mare, Peter finds time to court the horse- breeder's lovely niece.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/23/1995
UPC: 0096898188937
Original Release: 1951
Rating: NR
Source: Universal Studios

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Donald O'Connor Peter Stirling
Piper Laurie Frances Travers
Cecil Kellaway Col. Travers
Jesse White Frank Damer
Barry Kelley Mallory
Hayden Rorke Rogers
Vaughn Taylor Harrington
Larry Keating Head Steward
Peter Brocco Dr. Marberry
Edwin Max First Mug
Don Beddoe Dr. Quimby
Jack Wilson 2nd Mug
Bill Walker Sam
Chill Wills Francis the Talking Mule

Technical Credits
Arthur Lubin Director
Robert Arthur Original Story
Oscar Brodney Screenwriter
Miton Carruth Editor
Irving Glassberg Cinematographer
Leonard Goldstein Producer
Bernard Herzbrun Art Director
Emrich H. Nicholson Art Director
Frank Skinner Score Composer
Les Weldon Screenwriter

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