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Bill's separated from his litter, making friends with the wild creatures until he's found and adopted by young Kathie. An accident separates him from her, and he's drafted into K-9 duty in ... See full summary »

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Tom Drake ...
Sergeant Smitty
Selena Royle ...
Mrs. Merrick
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Judge Payson
George Cleveland ...
Old Man
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Alice Merrick (as Catherine Frances McLeod)
Morris Ankrum ...
Farmer Crews
Mitchell Lewis ...
Gil Elson
Jane Green ...
Mrs. Elson
David Holt ...
Pete Merrick
Bill Wallace ...
Sergeant Mac (as William Wallace)
Minor Watson ...
Sheriff Ed Grayson
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Charlie
Clancy Cooper ...
Casey
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Bill's separated from his litter, making friends with the wild creatures until he's found and adopted by young Kathie. An accident separates him from her, and he's drafted into K-9 duty in the trenches until battle fatigue takes its toll and he turns vicious. And even though he finds his way back home, he may be condemned as a killer. Written by Kathy Li

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As Refreshing As A Breath Of Spring !

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8 November 1946 (USA)  »

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Though Elizabeth Taylor was in the original Lassie movie, she plays a different character in this sequel. See more »

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Not A "Lassie Come Home" Sequel.
15 November 2013 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Fred M. Wilcox returned to direct Lassie in his third film, but this is not a continuation of "Son Of Lassie", though original costar Elizabeth Taylor does return as a new character called Kathie Merrick, who rescues a collie pup, and names it Bill(Lassie is not the name here, despite the title!) whom she raises as a sheep-herder, until one day he is hit by a truck and taken to a veterinarian. Bill's life is saved, but is not identified, so is instead sent off as a war dog to assist soldiers in the trenches. Sadly, this experience turns Bill vicious, and upon his return home becomes a livestock killer. Can Kathie convince the court not to put Bill down? Strange film is mostly an uninspired rehash of the first two(unrelated) pictures, when it would have been far wiser to just continue that story, instead of creating this one. A wasted opportunity.


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