The Red Pony (1973)
|Genre||Drama, Family, Western|
|Content Rating||Unrated (Unrated)|
|Awards||Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 nominations.|
|Company||Omnibus Productions, Universal Television|
The Red Pony (1973 film)
The Red Pony is a 1973 American made-for-television drama western film directed and co-written by Robert Totten, based on the 1937 novel The Red Pony by John Steinbeck. The film features Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson and Jack Elam.
A young boy, played by Clint Howard, becomes very attached to a newborn colt.
- Henry Fonda as Carl Tiflin
- Maureen O'Hara as Ruth Tiflin
- Ben Johnson as Jess Taylor
- Jack Elam as Granddad
- Clint Howard as Jody Tiflin
- Julian Rivero as Gitano
- Roy Jenson as Toby
- Lieux Dressler as Dearie
- Richard Jaeckel as James Creighton
- Woody Chambliss as Orville Frye
- Link Wyler as Sonny Frye
- Warren Douglas as Barton
- Rance Howard as Sheriff Bill Smith
- Emmy Award: Outstanding Achievement in Film Sound Editing - David Marshall (sound editor), Fred J. Brown (sound editor), Ross Taylor (sound editor) - National Broadcasting Company; 1973.
- Emmy Award: Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition - Jerry Goldsmith - NBC; 1973.