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The New Adventures of Black Beauty - The Old World

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 NZ, produced by Tom Parkinson and features many Kiwi names in front of and behind the camera (Illona Rodgers, Ken Catran). This extract from the first episode follows preparations for the trip down under, and introduces Vicky to the original Black Beauty.

You really are a black beauty.
– Vicky (Amber McWilliams) as she snuggles up to the original Beauty.

Key Cast & Crew

John Crome

Director, Producer

Ken Catran

Writer

William Lucas

As: Dr James Gordon

Gedeon Burkhard

As: Manfred

David Bradshaw

As: Frank Coats

Ilona Rodgers

As: Hilda Burton

See all 19 credits

Produced by

Isambard Productions

Source


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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