Nat Velvet

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Velvet brown is a young girl who wins an unruly horse in a lottery and dreams of training it and one day entering it in england's greatest racing event. A young man helps velvet train her horse, pie, for the big race. But, when the jockey bows out at the last minute, it's up to velvet to ride to victory herself

Specifications

Studio Warner
SKU 40134841
UPC 012569506329
UPC 14 00012569506329
Format DVD
Release Date 9/28/2010
Rating NR
Keywords
Adventure
Animals
Classic
Coming Of Age
Essential Cinema
Family (General)
Recommended
Editors Note
Note NATIONAL VELVET is the poignant family story that made a young Elizabeth Taylor a star. Taylor excels as Velvet Brown, a 1920s working-class girl whose dreams of owning her own horse become a reality when she wins Pie, a wild and unruly horse, in a raffle. With the help of Mi Taylor (Mickey Rooney), a skittish, gun-shy ex-jockey, Velvet trains Pie to be a race champion despite the wishes of her loving but cautious parents (Donald Crisp and Ann Revere). Velvet's determination pays off, and the Brown family (including Angela Lansbury as Edwina, Velvet's sophisticated older sister) pools its money and enters the family pride and joy in the prestigious Grand National race, only to have its hopes dashed when the rider renegs--leading Velvet to do something extraordinary. This uplifting adaptation of Enid Bagnold's novel features stunning photography of coastal England and acclaimed crosscut editing that heightens the tension in the famous race scene. Young costars Elizabeth Taylor and Mickey Rooney are fabulous together, full of youthful charm and exuberance, ably supported by a first-rate ensemble cast.
Plot Summary
Summary When Velvet, a headstrong teenage girl, wins an unruly horse in a contest, she decides--against the wishes of her parents--to train the animal and enter it in England's most prestigious horse race: the Grand National Sweepstakes. But her friend, a jockey who gave up the sport, knows how dangerous the race can be with such an unpredictable animal.
Reviews
Empire 5 stars out of 5 -- "Top-billed Mickey Rooney was never better as the horse trainer on the make, but even he is bested by the passionate conviction of exquisite, 12 year-old Elizabeth Taylor, utterly enchanting as Velvet Brown." 10/01/2008 p.175
Directors
Clarence Brown
Actors
Mickey Rooney
Elizabeth Taylor
Cast & Crew
Angela Lansbury - Actor
Anne Revere - Actor
Arthur Treacher - Actor
Donald Crisp - Actor
Elizabeth Taylor - Actor
Mickey Rooney - Actor
Enid Bagnold - Based On Novel By
Leonard Smith - Cinematographer
Clarence Brown - Director
Herbert Stothart - Musical Score
Pandro S. Berman - Producer
Theodore Reeves - Screenplay
Helen Deutsch - Screenplay
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1944
Catalog ID 65063
UPC 00012569506329
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 125 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Subtitles English, French, Spanish
Available Audio Tracks English [CC], English, French Dubbed
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Awards
Oscar (1946) Anne Revere, Winner, Best Supporting Actress,Robert Kern, Winner, Best Film Editing,Cedric Gibbons, et al., Nominee, Best Art Direction--Interior Decoration, Color,Leonard Smith, Nominee, Best Cinematography, Color,Clarence Brown, Nominee, Best Director
Reviews
ReviewSource Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide
Review Outstanding family film... Taylor is irresistible, Rooney was never better, and they're surrounded by a perfect supporting cast...
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ReviewRating 10
Features
DVD
Product Attributes
Actor Taylor,Elizabeth
Label Warner Home Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Quotes
Pauline Kael, 5001 Nights at The Movies One of the most likeable movies of all time.

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