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Yearling, The

Yearling, The

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Sunday, April 24, 1994 13.2 21 1
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  • Season: 1993-94
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Family Drama, Period Piece, Children/Teens
  • Based On: Yearling, The written by Marjorie K. Rawlings
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. Remake of the 1946 feature film. In the 1930's, a sensitive teenage boy learns the harsh lessons of life growing up with his dirt poor family in the backwood swamps of Florida. After raising an orphaned fawn he is eventually forced to shoot his beloved pet when the animal threatens to destroy their crops--and their only means of support.


Production Company:

  • RHI Entertainment IAW CBS

Production Type:

  • In-House
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