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The New Adventures of Black Beauty - Ride a Black Horse

Television (Excerpts) – 1990

PG
Parental Guidance

A continuation of the classic 70s UK TV series cherished by herds of horse-loving girls, the New Adventures follow Vicky Denning (Amber McWilliams) who has emigrated to the antipodes with her step-mother, where she is captivated by a mystic black horse. The co-production was set in New Zealand and features many Kiwi names in front of and behind the camera. This extract from the fourth episode sees Vicky striving to convince the postmasters (Bill Kerr and Ilona Rodgers) that she and Beauty can be posties; and she faces hostility from local kids (including a young Claire Chitham).

I want someone with a good horse.
– Postmaster (Bill Kerr) to Vicky

Key Cast & Crew

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Bill Kerr

As: Samuel Burton

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Amber McWilliams

As: Victoria Denning

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Gedeon Burkhard

As: Manfred

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Mike Smith

Director

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Murray Newey

Producer

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Claire Chitham

As: Beth

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Produced by

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Isambard Productions

Source

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Avoca Media Holdings

Acknowledgements

Made in association with London Weekend Television and Freemantle Corporation.

Made with funding from NZ On Air

Music

Theme tune, ‘Galloping Home’, is written by Denis King and performed by the London String Chorale.

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