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Where the Red Fern Grows
- James Whitmore

Overview - This fine family film set in 1930's Oklahoma tells the story of a young boy's devotion to two hunting dogs. His loving relationship to the animals teaches him the qualities of maturity and responsibility.  Read more...

 
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Overview

This fine family film set in 1930's Oklahoma tells the story of a young boy's devotion to two hunting dogs. His loving relationship to the animals teaches him the qualities of maturity and responsibility.

Cast List

Norman Tokar - American Director
Lex de Azevedo - Score composer
Jack Ging - American TV/Film Actor
Jeanna Wilson - Actress
Lyman D. Dayton - American Producer
Michael Devine - Art Director
Beverly Garland - American film & television actress, b-movies
Beverly Campbell - American film & television actress, b-movies
Lonny Chapman - American Actor
Jill Clark - Actress
James Whitmore - American actor, GIVE 'EM HELL, HARRY!
Douglas Day Stewart - Screenwriter/Director
Dean Cundey - American Director Of Photography
Bill Thurman
Stewart Peterson - Actor
Bob Bring - Editor

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 97
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 096009956295
  • Genre: Family
  • Rating: G (MPAA)
  • Release Date: September 2010

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas

Related Keywords:
Adventure
Coming Of Age
Classic
Tear Jerker
Theatrical Release
Family (General)
Based On A Novel

 
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Synopsis:
A coming-of-age tale set during the Great Depression. Billy lives with his mother, father, two sisters and grandparents on a meager farm in Oklahoma. He saves up some money and purchases a pair of raccoon-hungry hounds. When one dog dies in a skirmish with a wild animal, the other withers away in mourning. Billy's family, though, sees the deaths as a sign from God to sell their homestead and open a new chapter in their lives. Before they leave, they plant a red fern on the canines' burial ground to honor their memories. According to Indian mythology, this will forever solidify their love for their lost friends.

Notes:
Songs performed by The Osmonds. Additional cast: Jill Clark (Alice) and Jeanna Wilson (Sara). A Doty-Dayton release. Color by DeLuxe. Copyright 1974 Doty-Dayton Productions.

 
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