Loosely based in fact, this slow-moving Disney film is an uninspired treatment of an inspiring story--the preservation of the famed Lipizzan horses at the end of WW II. Returning to the screen after a three-year absence, Robert Taylor delivers a lackluster performance as Col. Podhajsky, the
head of Vienna's Spanish Riding School. Worried about the fate of his magnificent white horses as the Allies approach the Austrian capital, Podhajsky persuades a German general (well played by Curt Jurgens) to bend the definition of "art treasures" to allow him to transport the horses out of
harm's way. Because the mares and stallions are separated, however, Podhajsky fears that...