National Velvet

Original title: National Velvet
Director: Clarence Brown
Country and year: USA / 1944
Genre: Drama, family, sport

Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney, Anne Revere, Angela Lansbury, Donald Crisp, Jackie Jenkins

After Mike Taylor, a headstrong English ex-jockey, is soured on life by a serious accident, he plans to steal from the country family that has taken him in. However, his resolve is weakened by the kindness of a young woman and the two find a common bond in their love of horses.