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My Friend Flicka (film)

My Friend Flicka
Directed by Harold D. Schuster
Produced by Ralph Dietrich
Written by Mary O'Hara (novel)
Francis Edward Faragoh (adaptation)
Lillie Hayward
Starring Roddy McDowell
Preston Foster
Rita Johnson
Studio Twentieth Century-Fox
Distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox
Release date(s) May 26, 1943
Running time 89 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Followed by Thunderhead, Son of Flicka

My Friend Flicka is a 1943 coming-of-age film about a young boy, played by Roddy McDowall, who is given a colt to raise. It is based on the popular children's novel by Mary O'Hara.


  • Roddy McDowall as Ken McLaughlin
  • Preston Foster as Rob McLaughlin
  • Rita Johnson as Nell McLaughlin
  • James Bell as Gus
  • Patti Hale as Hildy (as Diana Hale)
  • Jeff Corey as Tim Murphy

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