Is there a movie based on Stone Fox?

Is there a movie based on Stone Fox?

Stone Fox is a 1987 television film adaptation of the book. The film premiered on March 30, 1987 on NBC and stars Buddy Ebsen (as Grandpa), Joey Cramer (as Willy), Gordon Tootoosis (as Stone Fox), and Belinda Montgomery (as Doc Smith). The plot in the movie is slightly different from the book.

Where can I watch Stone Fox?

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What is the dog’s name in Stone Fox movie?

Little Willy’s dog, Searchlight, runs her heart out. They are in the lead for almost the entire race. As they approach the finish line, Stone Fox catches up. With only ten feet to go, Searchlight’s heart explodes and she dies.

What grade level is Stone Fox?

What reading level is Stone Fox? This book is 96 pages and is a Guided Reading Level P (Lexile 610L). Appropriate for third through fifth graders, the book is considered to be high-interest for students in grades 2-5.

Who are the actors in the movie Stone Fox?

Complete credited cast: Buddy Ebsen Grandpa Joey Cramer Willie Belinda Montgomery Doc Smith Gordon Tootoosis Stone Fox Jason Michas Orrin

What was Willy’s name in the movie Stone Fox?

Grandpa, instead of losing the desire to live, suffers a stroke, and Willy has to win the race to save his Grandpa’s Cattle Ranch. Stone Fox also leaves Willy a puppy after the death of Searchlight, who is named “Morgan” in the film.

Where does the book Stone Fox take place?

The book was inspired by a Rocky Mountain legend that Gardiner heard when he visited Idaho. Stone Fox was originally intended as a screenplay but became a book at the suggestion of a producer. Ten-year-old Willy lives in Jackson, Wyoming in the 1880s on a potato farm with his grandfather and his dog Searchlight.

When was the first Stone Fox book published?

It is the first and best known of Gardiner’s books. Stone Fox was acclaimed and very popular when it was published in 1980. It sold three million copies and was turned into a television movie starring Buddy Ebsen, Joey Cramer, and Gordon Tootoosis and directed by Harvey Hart in 1987.