Story in One Sentence:
next door overcomes insurmountable odds to save her country.
LUDINGTON is the spirited sixteen-year-old daughter of LT. COLONEL HENRY
LUDINGTON, a former aide-de-camp to General Washington and now commander
of the Seventh Regiment of Militia for Dutchess County, New York.
to marry her beau EDMOND OGDEN, Sybil chafes at the bit at home. Curious
about the requirements for matrimony and for training her new horse STAR,
historic events outside her control force her to grow up very quickly.
British burn Danbury and there is no one to muster the over 400 troops
under Col. Ludington's command. Alone and riding on her trusty steed Star,
Sybil braves 40 miles of treacherous lonely backwoods roads on a dark
rainy night to muster the troops so they can meet at her father's home by
dawn. Along the way, she is hindered in her ride by ICHABOD PROSSER, a
rogue outlaw who intends to seek revenge against her father by stopping
her from finishing her legendary ride.
gripping, and very politically incorrect with its message of patriotism
and youthful responsibility, Ludington’s Ride is a film for today’s
LUDINGTON, 16 years old.
HENRY LUDINGTON, Sybil's father.
PROSSER, an outlaw.
CROSBY, a Colonial spy
Supporting and Cameo
ADAMS, JOHN HANCOCK, PAUL REVERE, GEORGE WASHINGTON, EDMOND OGDEN (Sybil’s