6.7/10
238
10 user 1 critic

The Belstone Fox (1973)

Based on the novel "The Ballad of the Belstone Fox", this heartwarming film chronicles the life of a fox much smarter than the dogs that hunt him. In fact, they never could catch him!

Director:

James Hill

Writers:

James Hill, David Rook (novel)
Reviews

Photos

Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Eric Porter ... Asher Smith
Jeremy Kemp ... John Kendrick
Bill Travers ... Tod
Rachel Roberts ... Cathie Smith
Heather Wright ... Jenny Smith
Dennis Waterman ... Stephen Durno
Edit

Storyline

Based on the novel "The Ballad of the Belstone Fox", this heartwarming film chronicles the life of a fox much smarter than the dogs that hunt him. In fact, they never could catch him!

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

When you hunt The Belstone Fox...you hunt his way!


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Free Spirit See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

The Rank Organisation See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Eric Porter was only cast as Asher Smith after the actor first cast was injured in a riding accident. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

poor
17 October 2000 | by jgoodliffeSee all my reviews

A sentimental story about a master of fox hounds who falls for the fox. The actors do their best but the script ludicrous. Direction is completely over the top.

A good illustration of why British film making is such a failure


2 of 42 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 10 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed