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Director  David Butler
Music director  David Buttolph
Country  United States
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Family, Romance
Produced by  William Jacobs
Writer  John Taintor Foote
Language  English
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Release date  November 12, 1949 (1949-11-12)
Cast  Shirley Temple (Margaret O'Hara / Knowles), Barry Fitzgerald (Shawn O'Hara), Lon McCallister (Ted Knowles), Rosemary DeCamp (Mrs. Charles S. Howard), Donald MacBride (George Carson), Pierre Watkin (Charles S. Howard)
Similar movies  Marnie, Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story, Tangled, Black Gold, Goldfinger, Brokeback Mountain
Tagline  The horse that won the heart of a nation...

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The Story of Seabiscuit is a 1949 American drama film directed by David Butler and starring Shirley Temple. The screenplay was written by John Taintor Foote.


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Though shot in Technicolor, the film incorporates actual black-and-white footage of Seabiscuit in races, including the 1940 Santa Anita Handicap and the 1938 match race against rival War Admiral, which is still considered by many to be the greatest horse race of all time.

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The film is a fictionalized account of the career of the racehorse Seabiscuit (1933–1947) with a subplot involving the romance between the niece (Temple) of a horse trainer (Barry Fitzgerald) and a jockey (Lon McCallister). The role of Seabiscuit was played by one of his sons, Sea Sovereign.


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  • Shirley Temple as Margaret O'Hara
  • Barry Fitzgerald as Sean O'Hara
  • Lon McCallister as Ted Knowles
  • Rosemary DeCamp as Mrs. Charles S. Howard
  • Donald McBride as George Carson
  • Pierre Watkin as Charles S. Howard
  • William Forrest as Thomas Milford
  • Reception

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    The New York Times reviewer panned the film, stating, "the odds are that Seabiscuit's screen saga will prove an also-ran" and characterizing the subplot as "one of the season's dullest romances". AMC critic Christopher Null agreed, writing, "The only actual reason to watch this film ... is the black and white footage of Seabiscuit's actual races".

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