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Summary A jaded former jockey (Mickey Rooney) helps a young girl (Elizabeth Taylor) prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.

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Summary A jaded former jockey (Mickey Rooney) helps a young girl (Elizabeth Taylor) prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 15 Critic Reviews
83
87% Positive
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13% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 15 Critic Reviews
83
87% Positive
13 Reviews
13% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Production Company Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Release Date Jan 26, 1945
Duration 2 h 3 m
Rating G
Tagline Simple Story Of A Boy . . . A Girl . . . And A Horse! Set to the thunder of the Grand National Steeplechase!
Academy Awards, USA
• 2 Wins & 5 Nominations
National Film Preservation Board, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Venice Film Festival
1 Nomination