Black Beauty


1h 25m 1994

Brief Synopsis

The story of a splendid horse's often difficult life in Victorian England, beginning with an idyllic youth spent on a country estate. After being badly injured at the hands of his aristocratic new owners, Beauty is reduced to toiling as a taxi horse in working-class London, followed by an injurious stint pulling heavy grain wagons, before finding unexpected happiness with a peaceful rural retirement.

Film Details

Also Known As
Belleza negra, Black Beauty - sv.tal
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Adventure
Family
Adaptation
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution
Location
Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Synopsis

The story of a splendid horse's often difficult life in Victorian England, beginning with an idyllic youth spent on a country estate. After being badly injured at the hands of his aristocratic new owners, Beauty is reduced to toiling as a taxi horse in working-class London, followed by an injurious stint pulling heavy grain wagons, before finding unexpected happiness with a peaceful rural retirement.

Film Details

Also Known As
Belleza negra, Black Beauty - sv.tal
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Adventure
Family
Adaptation
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution
Location
Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video November 1, 1994

Released in United States Summer July 29, 1994

Anna Sewall's classic family novel has been brought to the screen in four previous versions, directed by David Smith (USA/1921), Phil Rosen (USA/1933), Max Nosseck (USA/1946) and James Hill (United Kingdom/West Germany/Spain/1971).

Feature directorial debut for Caroline Thompson whose previous screenwriting credits include "Edward Scissorhands" (USA/1990), "The Addams Family" (USA/1991), "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey" (USA/1993), "Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas" (USA/1993) and "The Secret Garden" (USA/1993).

Began shooting August 2, 1993.

Completed shooting October 23, 1993.

Released in United States Summer July 29, 1994

Released in United States on Video November 1, 1994