My Brother Talks to Horses
|My Brother Talks to Horses|
|Directed by||Fred Zinnemann|
|Produced by||Samuel Marx|
|Written by||Morton Thompson|
|Starring||Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins
|Music by||Rudolph G. Kopp|
|Edited by||George White|
|Running time||92 minutes|
My Brother Talks to Horses is a 1947 Drama directed by Fred Zinnemann, Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins, Peter Lawford and Beverly Tyler.
Living with his family in Baltimore, 9-year-old Lewie Penrose (Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins) claims that he can converse with horses-and also pick the winners of upcoming races. When it appears as though Lewie is telling the truth, he attracts the interest of gambler Rich Roeder (Charles Ruggles), who needs a "sure thing" in the upcoming Preakness. Meanwhile, Lewie's older brother John (Peter Lawford) carries on a romance with the lovely Martha (Beverly Tyler).
The film was not a success at the box office, earning $733,000 in the US and Canada and $243,000 elsewhere, resulting in a loss of $867,000.
- The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
- My Brother Talks to Horses at the Internet Movie Database
- My Brother Talks to Horses at AllMovie
- My Brother Talks to Horses at the TCM Movie Database
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