Directed by: Produced by Robert M. Connell
Starring: Narrated by Martin Mason, from the story "A Colt was Born" by Hazel Merry Hawkins
Run Time: 50 Minutes
Format: 1.33:1 Full Frame
Seabiscuit - The Lost Documentary is an extraordinary piece of horse racing history. This "lost" original documentary was made in 1939 by Seabiscuit's owner, Charles Howard, in honor of Seabiscuit winning the coveted title of "Horse of the Year." You'll see Seabiscuit's birth, his early life in the stables, and Seabiscuit's first race where his fourth place finish earned him $50. Watch Charles Howard purchase Seabiscuit after a claiming race, and trainer Tom Smith put Seabiscuit through workouts. This action-packed film chronicles Seabiscuit's most thrilling races including the heart-stopping photo finish at the Santa Anita Handicap, and the legendary match race with War Admiral. You've read the bestselling novel and seen the major motion picture - now you can experience a rare authentic journey back to the 1930's, when the sensational Seabiscuit was in his prime. Expertly restored in the original black-and-white format, and expanded to include a vibrant color version, this fast-paced film will appeal to horseracing aficionados, history buffs, and anyone who's ever loved a champion.
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