National Velvet 77 years old

Simple story of a boy... a girl... and a horse! Set to the thunder of the Grand National Steeplechase!

National Velvet

Mi Taylor is a young wanderer and opportunist who finds himself in the quiet English countryside home of the Brown family. The youngest daughter, Velvet, has a passion for horses and when she wins the spirited steed Pie in a town lottery, Mi is encouraged to train the horse.

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National Velvet Cast

Name Character
Angela Lansbury She was 19, now 96 years old as Edwina Brown
Terry Kilburn He was 18, now 95 years old as Ted
Donald Crisp He was 62, 91 years old when he died as Herbert Brown
Arthur Shields He was 48, 74 years old when he died as Mr. Hallam
Mickey Rooney He was 24, 93 years old when he died as Mi Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor She was 12, 79 years old when she died as Velvet Brown
Billy Bevan He was 57, 70 years old when he died as Constable (uncredited)
Norma Varden She was 47, 90 years old when she died as Miss Sims
Matthew Boulton He was 216, 80 years old when he died as Entry Official
Alec Craig He was 60, 60 years old when he died as Tim
Reginald Owen He was 57, 85 years old when he died as Farmer Ede
Frank Baker He was 52, 88 years old when he died as Villager
Anne Revere She was 41, 87 years old when she died as Mrs. Brown
Dennis Hoey He was 51, 67 years old when he died as Mr. Greenford
Juanita Quigley She was 13, 86 years old when she died as Malvolia Brown
Gerald Oliver Smith He was 52, 81 years old when he died as Photographer
William Austin He was 60, 91 years old when he died as Reporter (uncredited)
Aubrey Mather He was 59, 72 years old when he died as Entry Official
Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins He was 7, 63 years old when he died as Donald Brown

National Velvet Crew

Name Department
Edwin B. Willis as Set Decoration. He was 51 (70) years old when He died Art
Charles E. Wallace as Sound Mixer. He was 42 (78) years old when He died Sound
Helen Deutsch as Screenplay. She was 38 (85) years old when She died Writing
Robert Kern as Editor. He was 59 (87) years old when He died Editing
Urie McCleary as Art Direction. He was 39 (75) years old when He died Art
Enid Bagnold as Novel. She was 55 (91) years old when She died Writing
Cedric Gibbons as Art Direction. He was 51 (67) years old when He died Art
Leonard Smith as Director of Photography. He was 50 (53) years old when He died Camera
Herbert Stothart as Original Music Composer. He was 59 (63) years old when He died Sound
Pandro S. Berman as Producer. He was 39 (91) years old when He died Production
Clarence Brown as Director. He was 54 (97) years old when He died Directing
Clarence Brown as Producer. He was 54 (97) years old when He died Production
Theodore Reeves as Screenplay. Writing
Irene as Costume Supervisor. She was 44 (61) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
National Velvet poster
National Velvet (77 years)

Simple story of a boy... a girl... and a horse! Set to the thunder of the Grand National Steeplechase!

  • Release day: Friday, January 26, 1945
  • Runtime: 123 minutes