The Rocking Horse Winner

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  • G
  • Genre(s): Drama Fantasy
  • Release year: 1949
  • Running time: 91 min
Hester Graham is an ambitious woman determined to live her life as fully as possible. Her husband is unable to control her extravagance, and their financial situation worsens when he loses his job. Paul, one of her sons, sits on his rocking horse to escape his empty world. read more
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Hester Graham is an ambitious woman determined to live her life as fully as possible. Her husband is unable to control her extravagance, and their financial situation worsens when he loses his job. Paul, one of her sons, sits on his rocking horse to escape his empty world. He soon realises that he has a talent for choosing winning horses. He persuades their loyal groom, Bassett, to place a bet for him and hopes that by giving his winnings to his mother, he will earn her affection. Will his plan work or will it take something more drastic to change her ways?

Original Release

11/30/1949

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Cast

Valerie Hobson Hester Grahame
John Howard Davies Paul Grahame
Ronald Squire Oscar Cresswell
John Mills Bassett
Hugh Sinclair Richard Grahame
Charles Goldner Mr. Tsaldouris
Susan Richards Nannie
Cyril Smith Bailiff
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Directors

Anthony Pelissier

Writers

D.H. Lawrence, Anthony Pelissier

Cast

Valerie Hobson Hester Grahame
John Howard Davies Paul Grahame
Ronald Squire Oscar Cresswell
John Mills Bassett
Hugh Sinclair Richard Grahame
Charles Goldner Mr. Tsaldouris
Susan Richards Nannie
Cyril Smith Bailiff

Producers

Earl St. John Executive Producer
John Mills Producer

Editors

John Seabourne Sr.

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