The Adventures of Black Beauty

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  • 1972
  • 4 Seasons
  • 6.6  (395)

Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in the late 19th century in a rural town of England. The horse was adopted by a man named James Gordon, a doctor and widower. His daughters and son and their friends take to liking Black Beauty in this television series. Every episode is a new adventure they all embark on. Coming across all sorts of lovely characters and sometimes getting into trouble with rough antagonistic people. Black Beauty looks after the children helping and getting them out of trouble and saving the day.

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The Wedding
26. The Wedding
January 1, 1990
Bella and Caroline return from six weeks holiday in preparation for Caroline's wedding to Dr. Austin. Bella expects that everything is now going to be perfect, but soon realizes that things have changed.
Captured
25. Captured
January 1, 1990
Sgt. Pickles intimates that the children may face charges for dealing with stolen property and it may mean the reformatory for Bella.
The Exchange
24. The Exchange
January 1, 1990
The children are in conflict over Bella's decision to give Weeks the gold.
Held to Ransom
23. Held to Ransom
January 1, 1990
The children are in possession of four large gold nuggets and don't know what to do with them.
The Petition
22. The Petition
January 1, 1990
Bella decides that she doesn't want to go to England.
Sweet Reward
21. Sweet Reward
January 1, 1990
Walter and Bella try once more to open the tin box, realizing that it'll have to be cut open when Walter has more time.
Bella's Dilemma
20. Bella's Dilemma
January 1, 1990
Although Frank's article in the Bugle says that nothing was found from the Astoria shipwreck, Potch and Weeks ransack the Austin farm stables hoping to find gold.
Eeureka
19. Eeureka
January 1, 1990
Ted narrows down the area where he thinks the gold is, but the children realize they'll need a boat to continue their search.
The Fair
18. The Fair
January 1, 1990
Bella is horrified to learn that Beauty would not be able to go with her to England.
Bella Remembers
17. Bella Remembers
January 1, 1990
Aunt Caroline's arrival has thrown the household into confusion.
The Arrival
16. The Arrival
January 1, 1990
The Doctor is close to signing Bella's custody papers, and when Walter tells him that something is getting through the fences at the farm, he believes it a good opportunity for Bella, Connie and Ted to stay at the farm.
Gold Fever
15. Gold Fever
January 1, 1990
Bella comes down with the chicken pox and is confined to bed with no visitors.
The Race
14. The Race
January 1, 1990
Bella is under strict orders to behave herself, but talks the Doctor into letting her go for a ride on Beauty.
Haunted House
13. Haunted House
January 1, 1990
The Doctor asks Mrs. Mac to spend the night with an ailing Mrs. Crutchfield, but Mrs. Mac is reluctant to go because she believes the house is haunted.
Trespasser
12. Trespasser
January 1, 1990
Bella receives a parcel from the orphanage containing her possessions: family photos, a cameo and her father's death certificate.
The Detective
11. The Detective
January 1, 1990
Bella, Connie and Ted have news for Frank about the Astoria.
Impostor
10. Impostor
January 1, 1990
When Frank is inexplicably late to the first meeting of detectives, Ted suspects he may have been caught up in a local trap - the Bog.
Hunted
9. Hunted
January 1, 1990
Everyone is excited by the discovery of the barrel lid, which not only proves that the Astoria was wrecked somewhere nearby, but gives Bella's story validity.
The Search
8. The Search
January 1, 1990
Dr. Austin reads Bella a letter which demands that she return to the orphanage ASAP.
Daylight Robbery
7. Daylight Robbery
January 1, 1990
Bella convinces Dr. Austin to allow her to sit for the Entrance Tests to the Willstown Grammer School with Ted.
Accident
6. Accident
January 1, 1990
Frank prints a story in the Yarrandilly Bugle about Bella being the sole survivor of the Astoria shipwreck. Dr. Austin is furious that Bella did not confide in him.
Horse Thief
5. Horse Thief
January 1, 1990
When Ted hears from a visiting horse dealer that his champion black horse has been stolen, he thinks that this provides him with an opportunity to get rid of Bella.
The Runaway
4. The Runaway
January 1, 1990
Ted discovers that Bella has run away.
Gymkhana
3. Gymkhana
January 1, 1990
Ted has been practicing for the local Gymkhana, where he's determined to win the Flag and Barrel Race.
Recovery
2. Recovery
January 1, 1990
Isabella finds herself being cared for at Dr. Austin's farm, not remembering who she is or what has happened to her. The only thing she knows for certain is that Black Beauty is hers.
Description

Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in the late 19th century in a rural town of England. The horse was adopted by a man named James Gordon, a doctor and widower. His daughters and son and their friends take to liking Black Beauty in this television series. Every episode is a new adventure they all embark on. Coming across all sorts of lovely characters and sometimes getting into trouble with rough antagonistic people. Black Beauty looks after the children helping and getting them out of trouble and saving the day.

  • Premiere Date
    September 23, 1972
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (395)