Kentucky

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Romeo and Juliet meets the Kentucky Derby in this cheesy tale of hoss breedin' folk. Sweet-hearts Greene and Young come from families who've been feuding since the Civil War, but he runs off, assumes a false identity and prepares his beloved's mount for victory in the big race. It's not exactly unpredictable, but Ernest Palmer and Ray Rennahan's colour camerawork displays the possibilities of the then experimental Technicolor process a year before the milestones of Gone With the Wind and The Wizard of Oz.

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Duration: 96 mins

Cast and crew

Director: David Butler
Screenwriter: Lamar Trotti, John Tainto Foote
Cast: Loretta Young
Richard Greene
Karen Morley
Moroni Olsen
Walter Brennan
Douglass Dumbrille
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