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Rin Tin Tin (1918–1932)

The first 'Rin Tin Tin', who along with his heirs starred in numerous films and television series, was discovered during World War I, September 15, 1918, by US Air Corporal Lee Duncan and his battalion in Lorraine, France. At a bombed out dog kennel, Duncan found a mother Shepherd Dog and her scrawny litter of five pups. Duncan chose two of the ... See full bio »

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 1929 The Show of Shows
Rin-Tin-Tin - Introducing 'An Oriental Fantasy' Number (as Rin-Tin-Tin)
 1929 Frozen River
Lobo, a dog
 1927 Hills of Kentucky
The Grey Ghost
 1926 A Hero of the Big Snows
Rinty (as Rin-Tin-Tin)
 1925 Clash of the Wolves
Lobo - Leader of the Wolf Pack (as Rin-tin-tin)
 1924 Find Your Man
Buddy, a dog
 1923 Shadows of the North
King, the dog
 1923 Where the North Begins
The Dog (as Rin-tin-tin)
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Trainer Lee Duncan, on the first film he made of the dog: "At first the dog did not know he was watching pictures of himself, but when it dawned on him his tail wagged ferociously." See more »

Trivia:

On 15 September 1918 US Air Corps Cpl. Lee Duncan discovered a half-starved dog and her five puppies - just 5 days old - in a blasted dug-out on a World War I battlefield in France. Duncan tried to take of of the puppies, whom he named Nanette and Rin Tin Tin, back to the U.S., but only Rinty survived the trip. See more »

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Rinty

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