GenreDrama, Family, Western Running time1h 12m ScreenplayMartin Berkeley LanguageEnglish
Release date1954 WriterEric Knight (story), Martin Berkeley CastDonna Corcoran (Meg MacWade), Ward Bond (Frank MacWade), Frances Dee (Em MacWade), Larry Keating (Wade Y. Gerald), Lee Van Cleef (Hank), Robert Hyatt (Phil Gerald (as Bobby Hyatt)) Similar moviesMarnie, Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story, The Story of Seabiscuit, Black Gold, Hidalgo, Tangled
TaglineWith the fury of a Wild Animal, Gypsy Colt conquers dangers of the west!
Gypsy colt original trailer
Gypsy Colt is a 1954 Ansco Color film about an eponymous horse. The films basic plot was taken from Lassie Come Home.
A 60-minute version of Gypsy Colt was made available in 1967 as part of the weekly TV anthology Off to See the Wizard.
A young girl, Meg (Donna Corcoran), is disheartened when her parents Frank (Ward Bond) and Em MacWade (Frances Dee) are forced to sell her favorite horse, Gypsy Colt, to a rancher. Gypsy Colt escapes several times, ultimately taking a 500-mile journey to return to his rightful owner.
Donna Corcoran as Meg
Ward Bond as Frank
Frances Dee as Em
Lee Van Cleef as Hank
Larry Keating as Wade Y. Gerald
Nacho Galindo as Pancho
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. as Rodolfo
Peggy Maley as Pat
Robert Hyatt as Phil Gerald (as Bobby Hyatt)
Highland Dale as Gypsy, the Horse
According to MGM records the movie earned $721,000 in the US and Canada and $704,000 elsewhere, making a profit of $259,000.