|Peter Miles and Robert Mitchum|
- The film shoot took 81 days, which was the longest and costliest for Republic Pictures.
- This was the first color film directed by Lewis Milestone.
- It was made in 1947 before Robert Mitchum became a big star with Out of the Past.
- Beau Bridges plays a boy named Beau; this was his third film appearance at age 7.
- What did you think of Tom Tiflin as played by Peter Miles? Was he believable as a farm boy?
- Was the relationship between Tom and Billy Buck believable? Why do you think Tom was attracted to Bill?
- What did you think of the relationship between Alice and Frank?
- Did you like the character of the grandfather?
- Was there a theme to this film? If so, what was it?
- Did The Red Pony remind you of any other films you've seen?