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The Timeless Appeal of 'The Yearling'

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The Timeless Appeal of 'The Yearling'

The Timeless Appeal of 'The Yearling'

The Timeless Appeal of 'The Yearling'

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It's a movie everyone should see this Father's Day weekend — with their father, if possible. The Yearling came out in 1946, starring Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Claude Jarman, Jr. and an extremely well-trained deer. Elvis Mitchell and Scott Simon discuss the film's endearing and enduring qualities.