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Sergeant Murphy (1938)





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In this wartime drama, cavalry private Dennis Murphy purchases a nervous horse, Sergeant, after it is deemed unfit for military service. With patience and love, Murphy trains his horse into a champion and later proves his worth by sneaking the steed into England where he enters him in the Grand National. He wins. The plucky private also wins the affection of the colonel's daughter. This film is based on a true story.


Ronald Reagan
as Pvt. Dennis Reilley
Mary Maguire
as Miss Mary Lou Carruthers
Donald Crisp
as Col. Carruthers
Max Hoffman Jr.
as Sgt. Connors
David Newell
as Lt. Duncan
Emmett Vogan
as Maj. Smythe
Edmund Cobb
as Adjutant
Henry Otho
as Cavalryman
Artie Ortego
as Cavalryman
Art Mix
as Cavalryman
Kansas Moehring
as Cavalryman
Chad Trower
as Cavalryman
Jack Shannon
as Cavalryman
Lloyd Lane
as Cavalryman
James D. Green
as Cavalryman
Edward Keane
as Maj. Biddle
Douglas Wood
as Maj. Gen. Truson
Fred Miller
as Quartermaster
Walter Miller
as Superintendent, Dairy
Lee Prather
as Slaughterhouse Foreman
William Worthington
as Judge at Horse Show
Boyd Irwin
as Veterinary Inspector
Cyril Thornton
as Assistant Inspector
David Thursby
as Attendant
Reginald Sheffield
as English Radio Commentator
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