Tomboy and the Champ (1958)





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This heartwarming tale chronicles the friendship between a young Texas girl and her pet calf, which she won at the county fair. When the girl is stricken with polio it is caring for the animal that keeps her strong. Later she enters her beloved pet in the Chicago International Exposition. The heifer wins and the girl is elated until she learns that her cow will be auctioned off and prepared for the slaughterhouse. Fortunately a kindly meat packer intervenes, and girl and bovine are happily reunited. Songs include: "Get Ready with the Ribbon, Judge," "Who Says Animals Don't Cry?"
Drama , Kids & Family
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Candy Moore
as Tommy Jo
Ben Johnson
as Uncle Jim
Jesse White
as Windy Skiles
Jess Kirkpatrick
as Model T. Parson
Paul Bernath
as Jaspar Stockton
Norman Sherry
as Fowler Stockton
John Carpenter (III)
as Fred Anderson
Wally Phillips
as Hi Fi Club Announcer
Ralph Fischer
as 4-H Club President
Larry Hickie
as Curly Cone
Rex Allen
as Himself
Casey Tibbs
as Himself
Jerry Naill
as Himself
Champy the Bull
as Animal Actor
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