The Rocking Horse Winner (film)


The Rocking Horse Winner (film)

Infobox Film
name = The Rocking Horse Winner


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caption = DVD cover
director = Anthony Pelissier
producer = John Mills
writer = D. H. Lawrence (story)
Anthony Pelissier
narrator =
starring = Valerie Hobson
John Howard Davies
Ronald Squire
music =
cinematography =
editing =
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released = UK1949
USA June 8 1950
runtime = 91 minutes
country = UK
language = English
budget =
gross =
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imdb_id = 0042898

"The Rocking Horse Winner" is a 1949 fantasy film about a young boy who can pick winners in horse races with complete accuracy. It is an adaptation of the D. H. Lawrence short story "The Rocking-Horse Winner" and starred Valerie Hobson, John Howard Davies and Ronald Squire. Producer John Mills also acted in the film.

Cast

*Valerie Hobson as Hester Grahame
*John Howard Davies as Paul Grahame
*Ronald Squire as Oscar Cresswell
*John Mills as Bassett
*Hugh Sinclair as Richard Grahame
*Charles Goldner as Mr. Tsaldouris
*Susan Richards as the nannie
*Cyril Smith as the bailiff

Reception

The film was considered a faithful adaptation of Lawrence's story. [ [http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117794530.html?categoryid=31&cs=1&p=0 The Rocking Horse Winner Review - Read Variety's Analysis Of The Movie The Rocking Horse Winner ] ]

References

Notes

Bibliography

*The Great British Films, pp 137-139, Jerry Vermilye, 1978, Citadel Press, ISBN 080650661X

External links

*imdb title|id=0042898|title=The Rocking Horse Winner


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