My Old Man (film)

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My Old Man
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Genre Drama
Written by Jerome Kass
Story by Ernest Hemingway
Directed by John Erman
Starring Kristy McNichol
Warren Oates
Eileen Brennan
Music by Dominic Frontiere
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s) Carolyn McNichol
Jerry Zeitman
Producer(s) Robert Halmi
Location(s) Saratoga Race Track, Saratoga Springs, New York
Cinematography Larry Pizer
Editor(s) Argyle Nelson
Running time 100 minutes
Production company(s) Robert Halmi
Distributor CBS
Original network CBS
Original release December 7, 1979 (1979-12-07)

My Old Man is a 1979 American made-for-television drama film starring Kristy McNichol, Warren Oates and Eileen Brennan, directed by John Erman. The film, written by Jerome Kass based on an Ernest Hemingway story that had previously been adapted for the 1950 film Under My Skin, was originally broadcast on CBS on December 7, 1979.


Frank Butler (Oates) is a cantankerous unlucky horse trainer who wins big at the track and buys a horse for his jockey daughter Jo (McNichol) in an attempt to reconcile their troubled relationship.


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