Late into the night with Nick, Liz and Uncle Jed keeping vigil, Tugfire gets up. He and Tugfire do win the first heat, largely because he was an unknown racer, and thus no one paid any attention to him. Liz's attraction to Nick continues to grow. Soon after, Liz Templeton, the tomboyish daughter of a neighboring rancher, invites Nick to her family's ranch. Hawthorne Leonard Bremen Pamela Britton as Blondie Bumstead Paul Bryar as Officer Brady Charles Cantor as Andre the Spy Harry Cheshire Lois Collier as Harriet Woodley Pamela Duncan as Eloise Pamela Duncan as Secretary Fritz Feld as Mr.
The sheriff, who earlier had been told by Mr. In the finals, Uncle Jed, from the sidelines, has in his mind what Nick needs to do, Nick doing exactly that during the race. Wilson George Givot as Top Coat John Hamilton as Neighbor Don Hayden as Robert Hallene Hill Hollis Irving as Harriet Woodley Hollis Irving as Mrs. Nick Conover , a youth, arrives at his Henrietta Bruce and Jed Bruce ,. Not knowing it would cause any problems, Fran filed an accident report about her crash, stating Nick was driver of the other vehicle. About the races, Nick is told that he only has to win one of the two heats to make it into the finals.
Nick, sullen and resentful, clashes with the gruff Jed, who has grown distant and irritable ever since the death of his beloved son Jed Junior in the Korean War. This incident and others show that Nick is not drawn to or knows anything about horses. Pat Boone stars as a potential juvenile delinquent who is sent to work on a Kentucky farm. Nick, however, wants to race in the finals, with a sulky donated by Mr. Nick is on probation for stealing a car, and consequently, his mother has sent him to her sister Henrietta in hopes of shielding him from the evil influences of the city. . W … oods Lela Bliss as Cora Woodley Lela Bliss as Mrs.
This incident and others show that Nick is not drawn to or knows anything about horses. Uncle Jed initially does not want Nick in his , and is openly hostile toward him. While driving his jalopy around the track, Nick spooks Tugfire, who jumps the corral fence and runs off. Dithers Nan Boardman as Mrs. When he meets apple-cheeked local girl Shirley Jones, Boone decides that mending his ways might be an option. Only the Bruces and the local know why Nick moved there.
He was a passenger in a car driven by Squire Cummings which was to be overtaken by a car driven by two local girls; the cars collided but Boone was uninjured. Uncle Jed and Aunt Henrietta are surprised to see a calm Tugfire being led by Nick. The two fall asleep during an all-night vigil at Tugfire's sickbed, and when Tugfire stands up and nuzzles Nick the next morning, Liz kisses Nick in delight. The , sung by Boone, went to number one on the in December 1957 and was nominated for an. The does wht he can to treat Tugfire. At the ranch, Nick meets Fran, Liz's glamorous sister, when she drives up in her sports car with her boyfriend, Al Turner.
This article's plot summary may be. Liz, attracted to Nick, helps him with the jalopy to spend time with him. In the excitement of Tugfire's improved condition, Liz gives Nick a quick , which is the first time Nick sees Liz in a more romantic light. The group then drives home, singing. After Fran, Al and Henrietta all support her story, Nick tells the truth, but Joe accepts Liz's version and drops all charges. Liz is the and farm lover, while her elder sister, Fran Templeton , who has a Al Turner Bradford Jackson , is the sophisticate. While Liz drives one of the horses around the , Nick, ignoring Liz, is attracted to Fran and her , even checking under the.
It took place in Hollywood and on location in Kentucky. Why is it not being released? As Nick masters the handling of the trotter, Jed renews his interest in racing and life. He crashes and the is damaged. I never wanted to make a depressing or immoral film. At the , Nick and Liz declare their romantic interest to each other, culminating with them almost kissing on the. In contrast to the austere Bruce ranch, the Templeton ranch is teeming with beautiful race horses gamboling on well-manicured pastures.
At a , Nick boasts to Fran that his jalopy could outperform her sports car in a. Liz, attracted to Nick, helps him with the jalopy to spend time with him. His victory is overshadowed by the fact that immediately after the race, the local sheriff has come to Nick and send him back to Chicago for parole violation. Mason Jack Costanzo as Himself - Or … chestra leader Nancy Dian Ratts as Barbara James Drury as Lt. Liz steps in to say that Fran was mistaken, and that she was the driver, a story which Fran corroborates. He was a passenger in a car driven by Squire Cummings which was to be overtaken by a car driven by two local girls; the cars collided but Boone was uninjured.