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The Black Stallion (1979)

G 118 min - Adventure, Family - 17 October 1979
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While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a deserted island. He befriends it, so when finally rescued both return to his home where they soon meet Henry Dailey, a once successful trainer. Together they begin training the horse to race against the fastest ones in the world.

Director:  Carroll Ballard
Stars:  Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Clarence Muse, Hoyt Axton, Michael Higgins, Ed McNamara, Doghmi Larbi, Cass-Olé

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Storyline

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a deserted island. He befriends it, so when finally rescued both return to his home where they soon meet Henry Dailey, a once successful trainer. Together they begin training the horse to race against the fastest ones in the world.



Tagline: From the moment he first saw the stallion, he knew it would either destroy him, or carry him where no one had ever been before…

Genres: Adventure, Family

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  Arabic, English, Italian
Release Date:  17 October 1979

Box Office

Budget:  $2,700,000
Revenue:  $37,799,643

Company Credits

Production Companies:  United Artists

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 58 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Mickey Rooney {“Henry Dailey”}
FILM EDITING — Robert Dalva
SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (Sound Editing) — Alan Splet


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