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Home in Indiana (1944)

Home in Indiana (1944)

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In this touching drama, city-slicker Sparke Thorton goes to live on his aunt and uncle's horse farm in the country. The couple have basically retired from horse-breeding and only have one trotter left. Sparks fly when the young man meets the lovely Char and Cri-Cri, the two farm girls who introduce him to the finer aspects of country life including the cool pleasures of the swimming hole. He soon decides that he wants to raise a filly and become a champion racer. His uncle and the handyman help him. Much of the film was shot on location on racetracks in Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio. There is also a sequence depicting the filly's birth, but it is sensitively handled.

Cast

Walter Brennan
as J. F. 'Thunder' Bolt
Lon McCallister
as 'Sparke' Thornton
Jeanne Crain
as 'Char' Bruce
June Haver
as 'Cri-Cri' Bruce
Ward Bond
as Jed Bruce
Charles Dingle
as Godaw Boole
Robert Condon
as Gordon Bradley
Charles Saggau
as Jitterbug
Willie Best
as Mo' Bum
Kid Chissell
as Fleaflit Dryer
Roger Imhof
as Old Timer
Tom Dugan
as Soft Drink Man
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Colorful homespun harness racing film, that is also a coming-of-age drama.

September 19, 2016 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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