The Red Pony (1973 film)
|The Red Pony|
1973 promotional premiere advertisement
|Based on||The Red Pony novel by John Steinbeck|
|Screenplay by||Ron Bishop|
|Directed by||Robert Totten|
|Theme music composer||Jerry Goldsmith|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Producers||Frederick H. Brogger|
Ray Kellogg (associate producer)
Frank V. Phillips
|Running time||101 minutes|
|Production companies||Omnibus Productions|
|Distributor||NBCUniversal Television Distribution|
|Original release||March 18, 1973|
The Red Pony is a 1973 American made-for-television drama western film directed and co-written by Robert Totten, based on the 1937 novel The Red Pony by John Steinbeck. The film features Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson and Jack Elam.
A young boy, played by Clint Howard, becomes very attached to a newborn colt.
- Henry Fonda as Carl Tiflin
- Maureen O'Hara as Ruth Tiflin
- Ben Johnson as Jess Taylor
- Jack Elam as Granddad
- Clint Howard as Jody Tiflin
- Julian Rivero as Gitano
- Roy Jenson as Toby
- Lieux Dressler as Dearie
- Richard Jaeckel as James Creighton
- Woody Chambliss as Orville Frye
- Link Wyler as Sonny Frye
- Warren Douglas as Barton
- Rance Howard as Sheriff Bill Smith
- Emmy Award: Outstanding Achievement in Film Sound Editing - David Marshall (sound editor), Fred J. Brown (sound editor), Ross Taylor (sound editor) - National Broadcasting Company; 1973.
- Emmy Award: Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition - Jerry Goldsmith - NBC; 1973.
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