PG-13 | | Drama, War
Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.
The scene in which the horses drag German artillery through the woods is filmed in Bourne Woods, Farnham, Surrey, England, UK. That is the same place as where the opening battle scene of Gladiator (2000) was shot.
Maj. Jamie Stewart:
What are you up to?
Capt. Nicholls: I'm writing a letter.
Maj. Jamie Stewart: With a picture in it?
Capt. Nicholls: It's to the boy who owned Joey. I want to show him how wonderful he's looking.
Maj. Jamie Stewart: Before we take him across the channel to face a million German guns.
Capt. Nicholls: Yes, before that.
In France, the windmill with damaged sails continues to turn at a steady rate despite smoke hanging in the air, showing there is no wind.
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