WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS (Theatrical Release USA 1974)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.9|5.0 Starsìììì

Where the Red Fern Grows—
faultless jewel that needs no polishing—does not falter in natural, simple, and realistic presentation of Wilson Rawls’ classic novel. Bravo! Special thank you to Director Norman Tokar for outstanding direction.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


Billy (Stewart Petersen) desperately desires two purebred coon hounds and develops a plan to acquire and train them.

Additional Thanks

Thank You to Director Norman Tokar for directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producers George Ellis Doty for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Grandpa (James Whitmore), Mother (Beverly Garland), Father (Jack Ging), Sheriff (Lonny Chapman), Alice (Jill Clark), Sara (Jeanna Wilson), Sam Bellington (Bill Thurman), Ben Kyle (Bill Dunbar), Rubin Pritchard (Rex Corley), Rainie Pritchard (John Lindsey), and Mr. Pritchard (Garland McKinney).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. The movie commands a permanent place in the family's home film library  collection.

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