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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
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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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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The dog playing Laddie (the son of Lassie) is actually Pal - the dog who played the original Lassie in Lassie Come Home (1943). See more »

Goofs

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 »

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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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Followed by The Sun Comes Up (1949) See more »

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Main Theme
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from Lassie Come Home (1943)
Music by Daniele Amfitheatrof
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More Lassies Than You Can Shake a Stick At
8 September 2007 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

The first of many sequels to the classic 1943 Lassie movie finds original dog owner Joe Carraclough suffering from accelerated growth; in two years, he has grown about ten years - from boy Roddy McDowall to man Peter Lawford! Little Pricilla has experiences a similar growth spurt - from girl Elizabeth Taylor to woman June Lockhart (who would re-encounter Lassie a decade later, as young Timmy's mother). Donald Crisp as father Sam has holds up well, considering. Meanwhile, in dog years, Lassie has a son, Laddie. Presumably, "Pal" plays Mama "Lassie" and Son "Laddie" - but, it's possible an actual "Son of Lassie" is used in the film.

"Son of Lassie" is, understandably, not as good as the first Lassie film. The photography is absolutely beautiful, though; and, Pal/Lassie's performance is excellent - in fact, one could argue that the dog creates two separate characterizations (the Son a little less wise). Lawford in endearing as Joe. The World War II storyline is flawed, but inevitable, considering the time of release. The multiplication of Lassies was unnecessary, since it had been less than two years since the first Lassie. Still, it's a very well-photographed Lassie, with a rousing conclusion.

****** Son of Lassie (4/20/45) S. Sylvan Simon ~ Peter Lawford, Donald Crisp, June Lockhart


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