The Black Stallion

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The Black Stallion ★★★ 1979 (PG)

A young boy and a wild Arabian Stallion are the only survivors of a shipwreck, and they develop a deep affection for each other. When rescued, they begin training for an important race. Exceptionally beautiful first half. Rooney plays a horse trainer, again. Great for adults and kids. 120m/C VHS, DVD . Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Clarence Muse, Hoyt Axton; D: Carroll Ballard; W: William D. Wittliff, Melissa Ma-thison, Jeanne Rosenberg; C: Caleb Deschanel; M: Carmine Coppola. Oscars '79: Sound FX Editing; L.A. Film Critics '79: Cinematog., Natl. Film Reg. '02;; Natl. Soc. Film Critics '79: Cinematog.