The black stallion [DVD/videorecording] / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; Francis Ford Coppola presents ; screenplay by Melissa Mathison & Jeanne Rosenberg and William D. Wittliff ; produced by Fred Roos and Tom Sternberg ; directed by Carroll Ballard ; from Omni Zoetrope Studios ; executive producer, Francis Coppola.
- ISBN: 1681430169
- ISBN: 9781681430164
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
- Edition: Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
- Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, 
Based on the novel by Walter Farley.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1979 by Zoetrope Studios.
Special features: Disc 1: Trailer. Disc 2: Short films (five short films by Carroll Ballard): Pigs! (1965), The perils of Priscilla (1969), Rodeo (1969), Seems like only yesterday (1971), Crystallization (1974); Carroll Ballard and Scott Foundas (new conversations between Ballard and film critic Scott Foundas); Caleb Deschanel (new interview with Deschanel); Mary Ellen Mark (new piece featuring photographer Mary Ellen Mark). Booklet includes an essay by film critic Michael Sragow.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Music by Carmine Coppola ; art directors, Aurelio Crugnola, Earl Preston ; editor, Robert Dalva ; director of photography, Caleb Deschanel.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Kelly Reno, Teri Garr, Clarence Muse, Hoyt Axton, Michael Higgins, Ed McNamara, Dogmi Larbi, Mickey Rooney.
An adaptation of Walter Farley's classic children's novel, in which an American boy is rescued after a shipwreck off the coast of North Africa by a seemingly untamable wild horse. After surviving together, they develop a bond and begin training to race once they are rescued.
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|System Details Note:||
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
In Enlish, with optional English captions for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
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|Subject:||Farley, Walter, 1915-1989 > Film adaptations.
Black (Fictitious character : Farley) > Drama.
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Horse racing > Training > Drama.
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|Genre:||Action and adventure films.
Feature films > United States.
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