The Black Stallion 1979

From the moment he first saw the stallion, he knew it would either destroy him, or carry him where no one had ever been before…

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G
Adventure Family

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a deserted island. He befriends it, so when finally rescued both return to his home where they soon meet Henry Dailey, a once successful trainer. Together they begin training the horse to race against the fastest ones in the world.

Release Date 1979-10-13
Runtime 1h 58m
Directors Caleb Deschanel, Carroll Ballard
Producers Francis Ford Coppola, Fred Roos, Tom Sternberg
Writers Melissa Mathison, William D. Wittliff, Jeanne Rosenberg, Walter Farley