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Son of Lassie (1945)

 -  Drama | Family  -  20 April 1945 (USA)
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Laddie (Son of Lassie !) and his master are trapped in Norway during WW2 - has he inherited his mothers famous courage ?

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Priscilla
Nigel Bruce ...
William Severn ...
Henrik (as William 'Billy' Severn)
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Anton
Donald Curtis ...
Sergeant Eddie Brown
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Olav
Robert Lewis ...
Sergeant Schmidt
Fay Helm ...
Joanna
Peter Helmers ...
Willi
Otto Reichow ...
Karl
Patricia Prest ...
Hedda
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Thea (as Helen Koford)
Leon Tyler ...
Arne
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Laddie (Son of Lassie !) and his master are trapped in Norway during WW2 - has he inherited his mothers famous courage ?

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Drama | Family

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20 April 1945 (USA)  »

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Son of Lassie  »

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(TCM print)

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film was the first filmed in the Technicolor "monopack" process, where one magazine of film registered all three primary colors, rather than the original three-strip Technicolor process (introduced in 1932), where a separate magazine of film had to be exposed (and processed) for each of the three primary colors. See more »

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Toward the end of the movie, while Joe and Laddie are escaping the work camp, Laddie bites the leg of a Nazi soldier. The "bait" to make Laddie bite can be seen under the pants-leg, in Laddie's mouth. See more »

Quotes

Village Padre: I don't think you will find a poor dog in this village. He wouldn't stop here. No refuse bins.
German Soldier: Why not?
Village Padre: Because there is no refuse.
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Follows Lassie Come Home (1943) See more »

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Norwegian Themes
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Music by Edvard Grieg
Adapted by Herbert Stothart
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Fine family viewing, very well produced film!
8 September 2004 | by (Richmond, VA) – See all my reviews

I was surprised to discover how much I enjoyed this movie. Having traveled in beautiful Norway several years ago -- the land of my ancestors -- and visited the WWII Resistance Museum in Oslo, the movie was of particular interest to me. I suspected the location shots were in Canada, for having traveled across the mountains of Norway, something didn't appear quite right, but very close. Lassie's performance as 'Laddie' is amazing and so many of the cast give fine performances, including a very young (22) Peter Lawford. Watch also for teenage Terry Moore! And sadly, one of the last movie roles by handsome former silent star Nils Asther as he slid into obscurity by the end of the '40s. Ironically, there is also 20-year-old June Lockhart, who later played the mother two decades later in the Lassie series on TV. A nice touch is the music of Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg used throughout the score. Fine film for family viewing.


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