Phar Lap

Also Known As

Corri cavallo corri ( Italy ), Kultainen salama ( Finland ), Phar Lap - Legende einer Nation ( West Germany ), Phar Lap: Heart of a Nation ( )

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Phar Lap

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Tom Burlinson

Tommy Woodcock

Richard Morgan

'Cashy' Martin

Robert Grubb

William Nielsen

Simon Wells

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Storyline

Phar Lap, the legendary Australian racing horse, is as well-known today for his mysterious death as for his fabulous accomplishments in life. Beginning at the end, the film flashes back to the day that Phar Lap, despite his lack of pedigree, is purchased on impulse by trainer Harry Telford. Phar Lap loses his first races, but Telford's faith in the animal is unshakable. Suddenly the horse becomes a winner, thanks to the love and diligence of stableboy Tommy Woodcock. ... more


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Lizzy

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My husband thought that this was a good movie24 February 2012

My husband thought that this was a good movie

Mad About Movies

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A+

good movie in its day30 January 2012

good movie in its day

Lizzy

Karma1300630

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A+

Thanks for that comment good to know22 March 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

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Karma159850

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A+

You'll fall in love...07 February 2011

Phar Lap is a very entertaining film and the horse racing sequences are splendidly done, though there is never much suspense about the outcome. Burlinson (The Man From Snowy River) is outstanding as the strapper who eventually becomes a trainer and Liebman invests his not entirely unsympathetic... more

Mad About Movies

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A+

good movie02 May 2010

Good movie in its day, not as good watching it around 10 years later with the standard of movies today.

Lizzy

Karma1300630

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A+

emotional01 May 2010

emotional film with a sad ending.

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Karma159850

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A+

Wonderful film18 March 2010

Heartwarming movie for all.

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