Phar Lap - HERO TO A NATION 1983 DVD (Region 1 - Playable in North America - The US, Canada, Mexico, etc.) Newly remastered. Extended Director's Cut. Widescreen. (Shown in original 2.35:1 16:9 aspect) Color. With optional English subtitles. Beautiful!
Starring: Tom Burlinson, Ron Liebman, Martin Vaughan, Judy Morris, Vincent Ball. Written by David Williamson. Directed by Simon Wincer.
Phar Lap, the big bold chestnut reigned as the king of the turf in the depression gripped Australia of the 1930s. From his humble beginnings, the New Zealand bred horse raced on to become the hero of a nation. Strapper Tommy Woodstock's life becomes intertwined with that of his charge and the true saga that followed is triumphant and heartbreaking.