My Friend Flicka

My Friend Flicka

Director: Harold D. Schuster Cast: Roddy McDowall, Preston S. Foster, Rita Johnson


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An utterly enchanting Technicolor filmization of Mary O'Hara's novel, My Friend Flicka is the story of a beautiful colt and the boy (Roddy McDowell) who loves her. The boy's rancher father (Preston S. Foster) isn't keen on the horse that his son chooses to train: Flicka, the offspring of a tempestuous mare that has shown traces of madness. The training of Flicka is an arduous process for both boy and horse, and there are times that it appears that father was right. But by applying both love and perseverance, the boy raises the colt into a magnificent specimen. My Friend Flicka was filmed in the Rocky Mountains on a near-epic scale by director Harold Schuster and cinematographer Dewey Wrigley. The film was popular enough to spawn two theatrical sequels and a 1956 weekly TV series.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/11/2003
UPC: 0024543068426
Original Release: 1943
Rating: NR
Source: 20th Century Fox
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono, Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:32:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; [None specified]

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Roddy McDowall Ken McLaughlin
Preston S. Foster Rob McLaughlin
Rita Johnson Nell
Jeff Corey Tim Murphy
James Bell Gus
Diana Hale Hildy
Arthur Loft Charley Sargent
Jimmy Aubrey Actor

Technical Credits
Harold D. Schuster Director
Richard Day Art Director
Ralph Dietrich Producer
Francis Edwards Faragoh Screenwriter
Robert Fritch Editor
Chester Gore Art Director
Lillie Hayward Screenwriter
Herschel Costumes/Costume Designer
Alfred Newman Score Composer
Mary O'Hara Screenwriter
Dewey Wrigley Cinematographer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Titles
2. The Problem Child
3. I Want a Colt
4. Moving the Horses
5. Stampede
6. In Trouble Again
7. A Colt for Ken
8. Rocket's Colt
9. A Ride With Dad
10. Flicka
11. A Deal for Rocket
12. Rocket's Last Ride
13. Ken's Choice
14. A Loco Horse
15. Caring for Flicka
16. Getting Better
17. Talking to Flicka
18. Flicka's New Blanket
19. Finding Love
20. Breaking Flicka
21. Infection
22. One More Night
23. A Very Sick Boy
24. Rob's Decision
25. A Change of Heart
26. The Mountain Lion
27. Ken's Surprise
28. Flicka's Lesson

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