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National Velvet


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  National Velvet Review
Tookey's Rating
8 /10
 
Average Rating
7.36 /10
 
Starring
Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor , Anne Revere
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Directed by: Clarence Brown
Written by: Theodore Reeves, Helen Deutsch from Enid Bagnold's novel

 
 
 
Released: 1944
   
Genre: ACTION
DRAMA
SPORTS
FAMILY
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: C
   
Length: 125
 
 


 

A girl wins a horse in a village lottery and is determined to enter him for the Grand National.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Classic family movie which doesn't exactly dwell on the practicalities of racing a horse in the Grand National, but works extremely well as sentimental escapism. Elizabeth Taylor is captivating.

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