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The Homestretch

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The Homestretch
The Homestretch poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byH. Bruce Humberstone
Produced byRobert Bassler
Screenplay byWanda Tuchock
StarringCornel Wilde
Maureen O'Hara
Glenn Langan
Helen Walker
James Gleason
Henry Stephenson
Margaret Bannerman
Music byDavid Raksin
CinematographyArthur E. Arling
Edited byRobert L. Simpson
Production
company
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • May 4, 1947 (1947-05-04)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Box office$2,350,000 (US rentals)[1]

The Homestretch is a 1947 American drama film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone and written by Wanda Tuchock. The film stars Cornel Wilde, Maureen O'Hara, Glenn Langan, Helen Walker, James Gleason, Henry Stephenson and Margaret Bannerman. The film was released on May 4, 1947, by 20th Century Fox.[2][3]

Plot

Jock Wallace and Kitty Brant are rival thoroughbred horse breeders. He outbids her for a promising but injured horse, Abby R, paying $500 for it, angering the owner's niece, Leslie Hale, who feels the horse is worth much more.

Jock is attracted to Leslie and invites her to the Kentucky Derby to see another of his horses run. She is involved with a diplomat, Bill Van Dyke, and plans to join him in England for the coronation of King George VI, so Jock decides to pursue her there and enter his horse in the Ascot Gold Cup instead.

On a boat to Argentina, where he intends to race Abby R next, Jock charms Leslie and they are married. But the return of Kitty, combined with Jock's broken promises and racing debts, leads to the pregnant Leslie having a miscarriage and leaving him. Valiant, a horse Jock gave her as a gift, begins winning big races at Saratoga, Belmont, Hollywood Park and other major tracks. Jock gets a gift horse from Kitty and decides to run it against Valiant in the Kentucky Derby. Leslie's horse wins by a nose, but Jock wins back her love.

Cast

References

  1. ^ "Top Grossers of 1947", Variety, 7 January 1948 p 63
  2. ^ "The Homestretch (1947) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-04-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ A.W. (1947-04-24). "Movie Review - The Homestretch - Horses Do Their Best for Roxy Fans". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-04-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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