Sunday, October 16, 2011
So Dear To My Heart, 1949
From Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide - "SO DEAR TO MY HEART. 1949 Warm, nostalgic Disney film about young boy's determination to raise a black sheep and bring him to State Fair competition. Brimming with period charm and atmosphere; several animated sequences, too. Songs include 'Lavender Blue (Dilly, Dilly).' Screenplay by John Tucker Battle, from Sterling North's book 'Midnight and Jeremiah'. Director: Harold Schuster; starring Burl Ives, Beulah Bondi, Bobby Driscoll, Luana Patten and Harry Carey. ***1/2." - - - I have never seen this movie, but it sounds like a movie I would enjoy. Newspaper coloring contest from February 16, 1949.