In this original film in the Francis the Talking Mule franchise, a heroic, but anxious soldier, Peter Stirling (Donald O'Connor) strikes up a friendship with Francis, the Army mule. Unfortunately for Peter, Francis will help him with his romantic problems, but won't show his skills to anyone else! As a result, Peter keeps getting sent to the psychiatric ward for insisting on the mules amazing abilities.
The first in the popular "Francis the Talking Mule" series. While fighting in Burma, Army soldier Peter Stirling is befriended by the eponymous, intelligent animal -- who helps Peter become a war hero. But unfortunately, Stirling is labelled a lunatic every time he tries to explain that Francis can actually talk...
Animal Heroes |
Family (General) |
Theatrical Release |
World War II