Based on the book 'The Ballad of the Belstone Fox', which was also the source for the Disney classic 'The Fox & The Hound', this live action film sees Tag, an orphaned fox, raised with a litter of fox hounds, form a friendship with a puppy, Merlin. As time goes on their friendship is put to the test when Merlin becomes part of the hunting pack and Tag is their prey!
A boy befriends an orphaned fox who later brilliantly escapes from a pack of hounds & goes into hiding.
Actors: Eric Porter, Jeremy Kemp, Bill Travers, Rachel Roberts, Heather Wright Directors: James Hill
1 hour and 38 minutes (approx) 1973,
Based on David Rook's novel Ballad of the Belstone Fox.