Ponder Heart, The

In this drama, Daniel Ponder marries a woman the family doesn’t like. He is very generous and lets his new bride spend money any way she chooses. The family wants to put a stop to that immediately.

  • Starring: Peter MacNicol
  • Director(s): Martha Coolidge
  • Producer(s): A.L.T. Films
  • Screenwriter(s): Gail Gilchriest
  • Distributor: PBS
  • Animal Coordinator: Blough Animals
  • Release Date: Monday, October 15, 2001

Featured Animal Action

The film takes place in the 1930's when the main mode of transportation was horses. In a few scenes a horse with a rider or a horse drawn carriage are seen in the background. Two trainers placed the horses on their marks and stood just off camera as the scenes were being filmed.