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Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)  link to Where the Red Fern Grows on IMDb  

Number: 93

poster Where the Red Fern Grows

IMDb Rating:
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6.9/10 (2377 votes)

Country: USA, 97 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Family

Director(s): Norman Tokar

Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs. Set in the Ozark Mountains during the Great Depression, Billy Coleman works hard and saves his earnings for 2 years to achieve his dream of buying two coonhound pups. He develops a new trust in God as he faces overwhelming challenges in adventure and tragedy roaming the river bottoms of Cherokee country with "Old Dan" and "Little Ann." The movie follows the inseparable trio as they romp relentlessly through the Ozarks, trying to tree the elusive "Ghost" raccoon. Their efforts prove victorious as they win the coveted gold cup in the annual coon-hunt contest, capture wily ghost coons and bravely fight a mountain lion. Through these adventures Billy realizes the meaning of true friendship, loyalty, integrity and heroics, in this timeless and poignant coming of age story.


photo James Whitmore James Whitmore Grandpa
photo Beverly Garland Beverly Garland Mother
photo Jack Ging Jack Ging Father
photo Lonny Chapman Lonny Chapman Sheriff
photo Stewart Petersen Stewart Petersen Billy

Medium: Unknown,

Location: c1 p12

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Unknown