Francis the talking mule is a jockey in this 1951 comedy. Francis is a talented jockey, but he is also a bit of a troublemaker. He gets into all sorts of trouble, but he always manages to win the race in the end. In this film, Francis is entered in the Kentucky Derby, and he is determined to win. He faces some stiff competition, but he is able to overcome all of the obstacles and come out on top. Francis Goes to the Races is a fun and entertaining film that is sure to please fans of all ages.

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Francis Goes to the Races (1951)

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Francis the talking mule is a jockey in this 1951 comedy. Francis is a talented jockey, but he is also a bit of a troublemaker. He gets into all sorts of trouble, but he always manages to win the race in the end. In this film, Francis is entered in the Kentucky Derby, and he is determined to win. He faces some stiff competition, but he is able to overcome all of the obstacles and come out on top. Francis Goes to the Races is a fun and entertaining film that is sure to please fans of all ages.

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Cast
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Donald O'Connor

Peter Stirling
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Piper Laurie

Frances Travers
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Cecil Kellaway

Colonel Travers
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Jesse White

Frank Damer
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Barry Kelley

Roy Square Deal Mallory
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Hayden Rorke

Rogers
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Vaughn Taylor

Chief Inspector Carrington
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Larry Keating

Head Steward
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Molly

Francis The Talking Mule (as Francis the Talking Mule)
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Charles Meredith

Banker Munroe (archive footage)
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Sammy Shack

Vendor (scenes deleted)
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Bernard Szold

Proprietor (scenes deleted)
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Fred Aldrich

Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
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Lucille Barkley

Elaine Van Renssaleer (uncredited)
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Don Beddoe

Dr. Quimby (uncredited)
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John Beradino

S. C. White - Racetrack Cashier (uncredited)
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Peter Brocco

Dr. Marberry (uncredited)
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Ralph Brooks

Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
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Douglas Carter

Ted Carlson - Racetrack Cashier (uncredited)
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Peter Chong

Wong, Travers' Servant (uncredited)
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Lucius Cook

Second Steward (uncredited)
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Mike Donovan

Guard (uncredited)
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Art Dupuis

Second Ticket Seller (uncredited)
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Franklyn Farnum

Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
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Sam Flint

Board Member (uncredited)
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William Gould

Sheriff (uncredited)
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Lloyd Jenkins

Cop (uncredited)
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Nolan Leary

Motorist (uncredited)
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Kenneth MacDonald

Third Steward (uncredited)
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Edwin Max

First Mug (uncredited)
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Ewing Mitchell

Board Member (uncredited)
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Forbes Murray

Board Member (uncredited)
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Barry Norton

Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
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William J. O'Brien

Racetrack Bettor (uncredited)
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Anthony Radecki

First Ticket Seller (uncredited)
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Jack Raymond

Davis - Racetrack Cashier (uncredited)
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George Ryland

Board Member (uncredited)
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Cosmo Sardo

Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
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Bert Stevens

Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
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Charles Sullivan

Fred Tuch - Racetrack Cashier (uncredited)
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Bill Walker

Sam (uncredited)
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Willard Waterman

Exerciser (uncredited)
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George Webster

Jockey (uncredited)
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Dick Wessel

Chuck (uncredited)
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Lawrence A. Williams

Board Member (uncredited)
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Chill Wills

Francis the Talking Mule (voice) (uncredited)
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Jack Wilson

2nd Mug (uncredited)
Crew
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Arthur Lubin

Director
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Robert Arthur

Writer
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Oscar Brodney

Writer
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David Stern

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Francis Goes to the Races

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

Francis Goes To the Races

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

5/3/2022

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