The Thoroughbred (1930)

08/09/1930 (US) Drama 58m
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Riley and Donovan, racehorse owners and trainers who have been rivals and enemies for years, seek to befriend Tod Taylor, a jockey, and Ham, a retainer. Tod elects to work for Riley, incurring the enmity of rival jockeys. Riley's daughter, Colleen, sympathizes with Tod and cares for his bruises. Trying to befriend Donovan, Tod wins a match between Riley's colt, Reckless, and Donovan's best horse; and many more victories bolster his confidence. His head is turned by Margie, a come-on girl for Drake, a gambler. She precipitates his dissipation, and Tod is induced to throw the race to avoid a jail sentence.

  1. Richard Thorpe

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Wesley Barry

    Wesley Barry

    Tod Taylor

  2. Judith Barrett

    Judith Barrett

    Colleen Riley

  3. Pauline Garon

    Margie

  4. Larry Steers

    Tom Drake

  5. Robert Homans

    Robert Homans

    Riley

  6. Walter Perry

    Donovan

  7. Onest Conley

    Ham Tolliver

  8. Mildred Washington

    Purple Washington

  9. Madame Sul-Te-Wan

    Madame Sul-Te-Wan

    Sacharine

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The Thoroughbred

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Original Language English

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