National Velvet

Still from National Velvet

Sunday, 28 April 2013: National Velvet

Sunday, 28 April 2013, 15:00

Venue: Forest Row Village Hall (see Locations and Tickets for further details)

Programme category: Children's and Family Films

Director: Clarence Brown, USA 1944, 123 mins, U

“excellent performances … especially from little Elizabeth Taylor” New York Times

This glorious tale of a horse-mad teenager stars Elizabeth Taylor in an early and defining role. Spurred on by her love for the maverick mount she wins in a village raffle, and with the aid of stable lad Mi Taylor (Mickey Rooney), young Velvet Brown rides her horse to victory in the Grand National.

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