Velvet Brown lives on a dairy farm with her parents Martha and Herbert, an ex-jockey, Mi Taylor, her brother Donald and her sister Edwina. Teddy is Edwina's boyfriend. Velvet owns a ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Lori Martin ...  Velvet Brown 58 episodes, 1960-1962
Ann Doran ...  Martha Brown 58 episodes, 1960-1962
James McCallion ...  Mi Taylor 58 episodes, 1960-1962
Arthur Space ...  Herbert Brown 58 episodes, 1960-1962
Carole Wells ...  Edwina Brown 58 episodes, 1960-1962
Joey Scott ...  Donald Brown 58 episodes, 1960-1962
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Velvet Brown lives on a dairy farm with her parents Martha and Herbert, an ex-jockey, Mi Taylor, her brother Donald and her sister Edwina. Teddy is Edwina's boyfriend. Velvet owns a beautiful horse, King, which she hopes will run in the Grand National Steeplechase some day. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1960 (USA) See more »

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Fuego de juventud See more »

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MGM Television See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Trainer Kenneth Lee took the horses and the Shetland pony to a children's home outside of Cincinnati for the owners, where he'd show off all their different tricks. See more »

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A simple , enjoyable program for kids
14 July 2003 | by BruceCorneilSee all my reviews

One of my all time favorite shows. It was just a simple, enjoyable program for kids about the daily experiences of an American farm girl at the beginning of the 1960s.

Lori Martin and the rest of the cast were great. As with George Reeves in the "Adventures of Superman", Lori provided a positive role model for the younger set. Shame there isn't more of it these days!

An even greater pity is the fact that Lori never pursued her acting career and has long since dropped out of sight. A quick search of the internet will reveal that one of our fellow "Lori watchers" has established a tribute website. Thanks to that person.

Anyway, she was a grand little performer - a kind of miniature Liz Taylor for the homework brigade.


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