Scott, a poor farm boy, is given a wild pony from a wealthy ranch owner's herd to ride to and from school. Scott and his pony soon become an inseparable team, until one day the pony suddenly disappears. Soon after, the ranch owner's handicapped daughter Josie has a wild pony especially trained to pull her cart. But Scott is convinced that Josie's pony is actually his, which leads to a court battle that divides their small Australian town. One child must ultimately lose the pony when true ownership is decided...
All he asked was to run free...
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26 March 1976 (USA)
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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.75 : 1
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Did You Know?
This movie was made and released about only two years after its source novel "A Sporting Proposition" by James Aldridge
was first published in 1973. See more
Hey, you, Scott Pirie! Where do you think you're going with that pony? Scotty, come back here!
Referenced in Backflash
In the Good Old Summertime
Written by George Evans
and Ren Shields
Arranged by John Addison See more