|Tomboy and the Champ|
|Directed by||Francis D. Lyon|
|Screenplay by||Virginia M. Cooke|
|Starring|| Candy Moore |
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
Tomboy and the Champ is a 1961 American drama film directed by Francis D. Lyon and starring Candy Moore, Ben Johnson, and Jesse White.
A young girl in Texas is stricken with polio and it is caring for her pet calf that keeps her strong. She enters the calf in the Chicago International Exposition. The calf wins but the girl discovers that her cow will be auctioned off for a slaughterhouse. A good natured meat packer intervenes, and the girl and the calf are reunited.
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Paris Blues is a 1961 American drama film made on location in Paris, starring Sidney Poitier as expatriate jazz saxophonist Eddie Cook, and Paul Newman as trombone-playing Ram Bowen. The two men romance two vacationing American tourists, Connie Lampson and Lillian Corning respectively. The film also deals with American racism of the time contrasted with Paris's open acceptance of black people. The film was based on the 1957 novel of the same name by Harold Flender.
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Home Farm Twins is a series of children's books written by Jenny Oldfield. The books were later successfully adapted into a television series for the BBC, with Polly Duniam and Sophie Duniam cast as the twins. The television series proved so popular that the books were re-packaged as TV tie-ins.
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