Black Beauty (TV special)

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Black Beauty
Based onBlack Beauty novel by Anna Sewell
Written byKimmer Ringwald
Directed byChris Cuddington
Voices ofCatherine Cordell
Alan Dinehart
Mike Evans
David Gregory
Alan Young
Laurie Main
Narrated byAlan Young
Music byAustralian Screen Music
Country of originAustralia
United States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Producer(s)Neil Balnaves
Editor(s)Peter Jennings
Robert Ciaglia
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Hanna-Barbera Australia
Original networkCBS
Original releaseOctober 28, 1978 (1978-10-28)

Black Beauty is a 1978 animated television special produced by the Australian division of Hanna-Barbera and based from the novel of the same name by Anna Sewell. It originally aired October 28, 1978 as part of Famous Classic Tales on CBS.

The special was released on VHS by Worldvision Home Video (now CBS Home Entertainment) in 1983 and re-released through Goodtimes Home Video under the Kids Klassics Home Video label in 1987 and was released on DVD by Koch Vision.


  • Catherine Cordell –
  • Alan Dinehart –
  • Mike Evans
  • David Gregory –
  • Barbara Stevens –
  • Alan Young – Narrator / Black Beauty / Nicholas Skinner
  • Cam Young –
  • Laurie Main – Farmer Grey / Squire Douglas Gordon / Pipe Smoking Stable Owner
  • Colin Hamilton –
  • Patricia Sigris –
  • David Comford –

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