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The Rocking Horse Winner

DVD cover
Directed by Anthony Pelissier
Produced by John Mills
Written by D. H. Lawrence (story)
Anthony Pelissier
Starring Valerie Hobson
John Howard Davies
Ronald Squire
Release date(s) November 30, 1949 (UK)
June 8, 1950 (US)
Running time 91 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Rocking Horse Winner is a 1949 fantasy film about a young boy who can pick winners in horse races with complete accuracy. It is an adaptation of the D. H. Lawrence short story "The Rocking-Horse Winner" and starred Valerie Hobson, John Howard Davies and Ronald Squire. Producer John Mills also acted in the film.




The film was considered a faithful adaptation of Lawrence's story.[1]




  • The Great British Films, pp 137–139, Jerry Vermilye, 1978, Citadel Press, ISBN 080650661X

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