About the film
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The Strawberry Roan
Release Date: August 01, 1948
|Slogan||:||«A great horse story! A great heart story!»|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures, Gene Autry Productions|
|Writers||:||Dwight Cummins, Dorothy Yost|
Young Joe is paralyzed as he is bucked by a wild horse, a strawberry roan. Angered, his father, Walt, tries to shoot the horse but is stopped by his foreman, Gene Autry. The roan escapes and Autry, told to leave the ranch by Walt, finds and trains the horse, now named Champ, in hopes that by returning it to Joe it will provide him with the will to overcome his disability.