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The Great Mike [1944]

Director:Wallace Fox
Writer:Raymond L. Schrock
Composer:Lee Zahler
Length:73 minutes
(1 hour 13 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Family
IMDB Rating:5.2/10
Amazon Rating:4.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: Story of a boy and his horse. Mike is the horse and is owned by Speck and his best friend Jimmy.

Reaction: Plays out rather predictably.

Personal Rating: 5/10

Wallace Fox => Director
Raymond L. Schrock => Writer
Lee Zahler => Composer
Bob Meredith => William 'Sandy' McKay
Budd Buster => Race Spectator (uncredited)
Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer => Speck
Charles King => Doc Slagle
Ed Cassidy => Dr. Pronnett
Eddie Rocco => Bill Slagle
Edythe Elliott => Mrs. Dolan
Gwen Kenyon => Erin Dolan
Lane Chandler => Sam Hildur
Leon Tyler => Junior
Marion Martin => Kitty Tremaine
Mauritz Hugo => Ace Carroll, Gambler (uncredited)
Pierre Watkin => Col. Whitley
Robert 'Buzz' Henry => Jimmy Dolan
Stuart Erwin => Jay Spencer
William Halligan => Doc Scott

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Re-titled, and edited down to less than thirty minutes, it was sold to television in the early 1950's as part of a syndicated half hour package.