The Red Stallion

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  • 1947
  • 1 hr 18 min
  • 5.8  (127)

The Red Stallion is a 1947 American family drama film. Starring Robert Paige, Noreen Nash, and Ted Donaldson, the movie tells the story of a boy and his relationship with a wild stallion. The film starts with a wealthy oil tycoon, Mark Wilson (Paige), who is unhappy with his isolated and lonely life. Wanting to escape from the city and find peace, he moves into his country home with his son, Charles (Donaldson). There, Charles finds a magnificent and wild stallion nearby, and immediately establishes a bond with the animal. Despite his father's warnings, Charles spends most of his time with the stallion, whom he names Rusty.

But the bond between the boy and the horse is tested when a group of horse rustlers steal Rusty and several other valuable horses from Mark's ranch. Devastated by the loss of his beloved friend, Charles takes it upon himself to find Rusty and bring him home.

With the help of a rancher's daughter, who has a personal interest in defeating the horse rustlers, Charles sets out on an adventure to find Rusty. They face many dangers and setbacks along the way, including a dangerous river crossing where they have to use all their wits to save themselves and the horses. But even as the journey becomes more difficult, the love and loyalty between Charles and Rusty only grows stronger.

Meanwhile, Mark Wilson frantically searches for his son, and eventually discovers the horse rustlers' hideout. He confronts them, but the situation quickly turns violent, and Mark is shot and badly wounded. As he fights for his life, Charles finally finds Rusty and brings him back to the ranch, where he and his father are joyfully reunited.

The film is a heartwarming story about the bond between a boy and his horse, and the lengths he will go to save it from harm. It is also a tale of redemption for Mark Wilson, who learns the value of family and relationships. The film's stunning scenery and memorable characters make it an enjoyable watch, even after 70 years since its release.

The Red Stallion is a 1947 western with a runtime of 1 hour and 18 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8.

The Red Stallion
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    1 hr 18 min
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    5.8  (127)