Stone Fox (film)

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For the character himself, see Stone Fox.
Stone Fox
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Production company: Hanna-Barbera Productions
Allarcom Limited
Distributor: Worldvision Enterprises
Release date: March 30, 1987
Run time: 1:33:02
Starring: Buddy Ebson
Joey Cramer
Belinda Montgomery
Gordon Tootoosis
Executive producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph R. Barbera
Harry R. Sherman
Producer(s): James Anthony Allard
Peter J. Thompson
Music composed by: Peter Matz
Allyn Ferguson
Screenplay by: Walter Hasley Davis
Director(s): Harvey Hart
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Stone Fox is a 1987 live-action drama TV film produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and Allarcom Limited, based on the 1980 book of the same written by John Reynolds Gardiner. It aired on March 30, 1987 on NBC. It was written by Walter Hasley Davis, produced by James Anthony Allard, and directed by Harvey Hart.

With winter jeopardizing his's cattle ranch and his grandfather recovering from a recent stroke, young Willy enters the national dog sled race with just his one trusted dog, Morgan. But he was tough competition from the feared Stone Fox, whose only it for several minutes despite sharing the film's name.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Willy Davies Joey Cramer
Grandpa Buddy Ebsen
Morgan O.J.
Uncle Silas
Doc Smith Belinda Montgomery
Willy's mother
Willy's father
Carson Jerry Wasserman
Mrs. Janssen Unavailable
Emil Janssen Frank C. Turner
Mr. Lester Dale Wilson
Toothless Franklin Johnson
Orrin Jason Michas
Nase Jason Dacks
Sara Foster Nikky Jansen
Miss Williams Sherry Wells
Mr. Foster Charles Siegel
Bank teller Unavailable
Mayor J.C. (Jim) Roberts
Mr. Johnson Larry Musser
Mrs. Foster Unavailable
Puppy Unavailable



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Filming took place in Chagrin Falls and Hudson in Ohio.


The music was composed and conducted by Peter Matz and Allyn Ferguson. The music editor was Kenneth Hall.


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: March 30, 1987 on ABC

Behind the scenes

  • Willy's surname is on the check given to him by Carson.
  • Mr. Foster is uncredited.


Critical reception

In other languages

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Home availability