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Jill Clark in Where the Red Fern Grows

Where the Red Fern Grows

1974 G

Set in the Ozarks during the Depression era, this film adaptation of Wilson Rawls's heartwarming novel tells of Billy Coleman (Stewart Peterson), a poor but inspired boy who works tirelessly to buy and train two competitive hunting dogs. Together with his coonhounds, Old Dan and Little Ann, Billy faces adventure, triumph and tragedy -- and ultimately learns about love, loyalty and friendship -- as he strives to realize his dream.