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The Adventures of Black Beauty 

Not Rated | | Adventure, Family | TV Series (1972–1974)
Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in late nineteenth century rural England, who is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower, and befriended by ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
William Lucas ...  Dr. James Gordon 52 episodes, 1972-1974
Charlotte Mitchell Charlotte Mitchell ...  Amy Winthrop 52 episodes, 1972-1974
Roderick Shaw Roderick Shaw ...  Kevin Gordon / ... 51 episodes, 1972-1974
Michael Culver ...  Squire Armstrong 31 episodes, 1972-1974
Judi Bowker ...  Vicky Gordon 26 episodes, 1972-1973
Stacy Dorning ...  Jenny Gordon 25 episodes, 1973-1974
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Storyline

Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in late nineteenth century rural England, who is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower, and befriended by his daughters Vicky (season one), Jenny (season two), son Kevin, and their friends Albert, Robbie (season one) and Ned (season two). Each week, the children get involved in an adventure that brings them into contact with all sorts of colourful characters and villians. You can always be assured, however, that Beauty is on hand to help save the day. Written by Matthew Patay/Helen Cooper

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Genres:

Adventure | Family

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1972 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Beauty See more »

Filming Locations:

Hertfordshire, England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(54 episodes) | (1 episode)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Black Beauty was played by four horses: Tramp, Ebony, Fury and Jet. Tramp was the lead horse and the others were touched up with make-up to give them an identical white blaze. See more »

Connections

Version of Black Beauty (1921) See more »

Soundtracks

Galloping Home
Written by Denis King
Conducted by Harry Rabinowitz
Performed by the London String Chorale
Produced by Weekend Music
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A stellar show for the whole family!!!
8 April 2004 | by jpumphrey1See all my reviews

This stellar TV show from England is a classic!!! Great acting and directing!!! The show stars: William Lucas,Charlotte Mitchell(The Man In The White Suit),Roderick Shaw,Judi Bowker(Brother Sun,Sister Moon),Stacy Dorning and Michael Culver(The Empire Strikes Back). The directors include:Michael Crichton(The Lavender Hill Mob,A Fish Called Wanda),John Reardon,David Andrews,Gerry Poulson,Peter Duffell and Ray Austin.The awesome guest stars include:John Thaw(Inspector Morse),Peter Angelis(Sweeney!,Yellow Submarine),Jack Shepherd(Wycliffe,No Escape),John Junkin(A Hard Day's Night),Robert Coleby(Crocodile Hunter:Collision Course)and more!!! A great show for the entire family!!! If you like horses and adventure, this is the show for you!!! A top notch production!!! A+


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