40th film anniversary. Behind the scenes part 5 February 4, 2020

Cowboys & Indians magazine. Stories from the making of “the Black Stallion” (1979) Stop and get a treat for yourself!!!   The Black Stallion at 40: Behind the Scenes BY Elizabeth Kaye McCall November 25, 2019 Production Assistant Tim Farley’s Flashbacks on Filming. “I met director Carroll Ballard when he and my dad were looking for an Arabian stallion to play The Black,” says Tim Farley, who was still in college, finishing a photography degree… Read more

Tim Farley
40th film anniversary. Behind the scenes part 4 February 4, 2020

Cowboys & Indians magazine articles on “The Black Stallion” (1979) SHOP TILL YOU DROP!!   The Black Stallion at 40: Stunt Man on a Mission BY Elizabeth Kaye McCall November 25, 2019 Stunt coordinator Glenn Randall Jr. wore many hats during the making of the movie classic. Shortly after Glenn Randall Jr. came onboard as stunt coordinator on The Black Stallion he was headed to a horse show in Texas. “They told me they’d committed… Read more

Tim Farley
40th film anniversary. Behind the scenes part 3 February 4, 2020

Cowboys & Indians articles on the making of “the Black Stallion” Shop on buy!!   The Black Stallion’s Secret Weapon BY Elizabeth Kaye McCall November 25, 2019 Corky Randall: Legend and Friend I met Hollywood horse trainer Corky Randall in 1997 on my first assignment for Cowboys & Indians. The horses were in training for The Mask of Zorro, one of his last films before retirement. My memories of the Hollywood horse training legend surfaced… Read more

Tim Farley
40th film anniversary. Behind the scenes part 2 February 4, 2020

Cowboys and Indians magazine did a nice series of articles about the making of “The Black Stallion”. Stop by the shop!!   The Black Stallion’s Accidental Screenwriter BY Elizabeth Kaye McCall November 25, 2019 Jeanne Rosenberg stumbled into co-writing her first screenplay and it set the stage for a movie career. Film critic Leonard Maltin joked that Jeanne Rosenberg was an “accidental screenwriter” when he introduced her at TCM Classic Film Festival’s screening of The… Read more

Tim Farley
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40th film anniversary!! Behind the scenes part 1 February 4, 2020

Cowboys and Indians magazine did a nice series of articles for the 40th anniversary of “The Black Stallion” (1979) Don’t forget to stop by the shop for a little luck!   The Black Stallion: A Heartwarming Epic For The Ages BY Elizabeth Kaye McCall November 25, 2019 Still fantastic at 40, one of the best-loved horse movies of all time almost didn’t get made. It was 3 a.m. when Carroll Ballard’s phone rang with a… Read more

Tim Farley
Milton Caniff October 10, 2019

Milton Caniff was a great illustrator and friend of Dad’s during the WW2 days. Farley was an editor for ‘Stars and Stripes’ (AKA Yank) the newspaper for the armed forces. The two would spend time together working on the weekly paper and shared the experience of growing up in NY, they spoke the same language and would frequent the same spots. Caniff did a running series for the paper named “Male Call” a weekly strip… Read more

Tim Farley

About Walter Farley

Walter Farley & Al-Marah Athena
Walter Farley & Al-Marah Athena

Walter Farley’s love for horses began when he was a small boy living in Syracuse, New York, and continued as he grew up in New York City, where his family moved. Young Walter never owned a horse. But unlike most city children, he had little trouble gaining firsthand experience with horses-his uncle was a professional horseman, and Walter spent much of his time at the stables with him.

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"Black Stallion" Book Covers from around the World
“Black Stallion” Book Covers from around the World

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40th film anniversary. Behind the scenes part 5

February 4, 2020

Cowboys & Indians magazine. Stories from the making of “the Black Stallion” (1979) Stop and get a treat for yourself!!!   The Black Stallion at 40: Behind the Scenes BY Elizabeth Kaye McCall November 25, 2019 Production Assistant Tim Farley’s Flashbacks on Filming. “I met director Carroll Ballard when he… Read more

40th film anniversary. Behind the scenes part 4

February 4, 2020

Cowboys & Indians magazine articles on “The Black Stallion” (1979) SHOP TILL YOU DROP!!   The Black Stallion at 40: Stunt Man on a Mission BY Elizabeth Kaye McCall November 25, 2019 Stunt coordinator Glenn Randall Jr. wore many hats during the making of the movie classic. Shortly after Glenn… Read more

40th film anniversary. Behind the scenes part 3

February 4, 2020

Cowboys & Indians articles on the making of “the Black Stallion” Shop on buy!!   The Black Stallion’s Secret Weapon BY Elizabeth Kaye McCall November 25, 2019 Corky Randall: Legend and Friend I met Hollywood horse trainer Corky Randall in 1997 on my first assignment for Cowboys & Indians. The… Read more

40th film anniversary. Behind the scenes part 2

February 4, 2020

Cowboys and Indians magazine did a nice series of articles about the making of “The Black Stallion”. Stop by the shop!!   The Black Stallion’s Accidental Screenwriter BY Elizabeth Kaye McCall November 25, 2019 Jeanne Rosenberg stumbled into co-writing her first screenplay and it set the stage for a movie… Read more

France Poster

40th film anniversary!! Behind the scenes part 1

February 4, 2020

Cowboys and Indians magazine did a nice series of articles for the 40th anniversary of “The Black Stallion” (1979) Don’t forget to stop by the shop for a little luck!   The Black Stallion: A Heartwarming Epic For The Ages BY Elizabeth Kaye McCall November 25, 2019 Still fantastic at… Read more

Milton Caniff

October 10, 2019

Milton Caniff was a great illustrator and friend of Dad’s during the WW2 days. Farley was an editor for ‘Stars and Stripes’ (AKA Yank) the newspaper for the armed forces. The two would spend time together working on the weekly paper and shared the experience of growing up in NY,… Read more

The Horse that Swam Away!

August 11, 2019

Here’s a local Venice story that came out today in the Gondalier. Click on the book to see the newspaper story. Those early days on the beach …. while I was trying to catch a manta ray’s tail!! Dolphins, sharks, pirates, manta rays and those wild TURTLES!! Oh my!  … Read more

Belmont today!

June 8, 2019

There may be no Triple Crown but you can’t say this year hasn’t been interesting. Will it be War of Will doing a repeat of the Preakness?? Or Tacitus, Spinoff, Master Fencer … who’s your pick? Need a little luck? Pick up Bucephalus from the gift shop. Last day for… Read more