The special bond between a boy and his faithful horse forms the core of My Friend Flicka: The Complete Series. Originally broadcast from 1956-1957 and inspired by both the classic 1941 novel and the equally popular 1943 film adaptation, My Friend Flicka follows the adventures of young Ken McLaughlin (Johnny Westbrook) and his horse Flicka. Living with his parents on the Goose Bar Ranch at the turn of the twentieth century, With his beloved Flicka by his side, Ken's life on the range is filled with danger, thrills...and above all, friendship.
We've been getting emails from our readers (our thanks to all of you) making sure we're aware that Amazon has added a pre-order listing
for what they show as an August 23rd release of My Friend Flicka - The Complete Series: Collector's Edition
on DVD. We've checked in with the studio about this, and Shout! Factory informs us that this listing on Amazon is an error.
This item is actually a Walmart exclusive, and the Walmart.com listing
shows (and Shout! Factory confirms) that it will be available at select locations starting tomorrow, May 24th
, at a $19.99 SRP cost. That's the official date, but if you don't find it in stores right away, though, be patient. It may not arrive via "drop shipment" and instead might be overland-shipped into stores over the course of the next week or two. Here's a low-resolution look at the cover art: