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Where the Red Fern Grows Movies, Media Adaptations & Suggested Reading

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The novel, Where the Red Fern Grows was adapted to film by Doty-Dayton Production in 1974. Starring in the film were James Whitmore as Billy's grandpa and a young Stewart Peterson of Cokesville, Wyoming, as ten-year-old Billy. The film was directed by Norman Tokar. The movie captures the warmth and spirit of an Oklahoma family and the two beautiful coon dogs who joined their lives. The movie is a visual masterpiece recalling the boyhood days of the ambitious Woodrow Wilson Rawls.

A video of Where the Red Fern Grows, Part Two, released in 1992, features Wilford Brimley and Doug McKeon. In this continuation of the classic novel, Billy returns from WWII to his grandfather's home and tries to readjust to civilian life. However, the killing he witnessed in the war, along with the loss of a leg, have embittered him.

It is through the gift of two puppies and...

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