Black Beauty (1971)

Director
James Hill

Main cast
Mark Lester; Walter Slezak; Peter Lee Lawrence; Uschi Glas; Patrick Mower

Genres
Drama, Family

Description
Anna Sewell's classic 1877 novel beautifully comes to life in this family drama set in England. Told from the point of view of Black Beauty himself, the story sheds light on the details surrounding the colt's birth and his perception of humans (he has various owners throughout his life). While some owners are compassionate -- none more than Joe Evans (Mark Lester), the boy who first owns the colt.


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