Film Details



NATIONAL VELVET
Release Date: Jan 1945
Duration (in mins): 123-125
Cast:
Mickey Rooney (Mi Taylor)
Donald Crisp (Mr. [Herbert] Brown)
Elizabeth Taylor (Velvet Brown)
Anne Revere (Mrs. Brown)
Angela Lansbury (Edwina Brown)
Director:
Clarence Brown (Dir)
Joseph Boyle (Asst dir)
Writer:
Theodore Reeves (Scr)
Helen Deutsch (Scr)
Producer:
Pandro S. Berman (Prod)
Distribution
Company:
Loew's Inc.
Production
Company:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Summary:
In the English coastal village of Sewels in Sussex, twelve-year-old Velvet Brown and her older sisters, Edwina and Malvolia, happily finish their last day of school before summer vacation. While walking home, Velvet meets young drifter Mi Taylor and strikes up a conversation with him. As the horse-crazy girl is talking to Mi, she sees a beautiful, rambunctious gelding being chased by its owner, farmer Ede, and is awestruck. When Ede then questions Mi about his business in Sewels in Sussex, Velv...