Francis The Talking Mule Movies on DVD
The ranch where Francis the talking mule resides is in trouble, so the loquacious creature goes to work, helping a race horse get its confidence back in "Francis Goes To The Races" (1951). Next, after O'Connor is given an appointment to a military academy, he brings along his four-legged pal in "Francis Goes To West Point" (1952). And, when O'Connor sets his sights on becoming a reporter, it's up to his big-eared buddy to come up with some hot scoops in "Francis Covers The Big Town" (1953). Also includes "Francis The Talking Mule." 5 3/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: French, Spanish.
On a mission in World War II, G.I. Peter Stirling (Donald O'Connor) is rescued by Francis, an Army mule who can talk...but only to him. Stirling's claim that his four-legged pal speaks lands him in a padded cell before the pair are recognized for their heroic deeds. Debut entry in the popular series co-stars Patricia Medina, with Chill Wills supplying Francis' voice; look quickly for Tony Curtis. AKA: "Francis." 91 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish.