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Courage of Lassie (1946)

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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Mrs. Merrick
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Judge Payson
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Old Man
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Gil Elson
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Charlie
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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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Drama | Adventure | Family | War

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8 November 1946 (USA)  »

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Blue Sierra  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Finnish censorship visa register # T-28069 (video) delivered on 28-6-1994. See more »

Goofs

As Bill floats downstream on a log, the coyote that is supposed to be paddling behind him is shown several times as a floating replica of a coyote that isn't even moving, just floating along with the rapid current. See more »

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Follows Son of Lassie (1945) See more »

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Lassie, WWII Psycho Vet
23 February 2002 | by (Colorado Springs) – See all my reviews

How can you not like a movie in which Lassie is inducted into the army and comes out warped into a serial killer? Like so many MGM stars during wartime Lassie found himself pressed into morale-building patriotic duty. When Frank Morgan tells Elizabeth Taylor he has a son in the Philippines, it's almost a foregone conclusion that Lassie (who goes by a variety of aliases here) will find his way to some kind of military heroism. The truly bizarre twist is that, pushed past the breaking point by his desperate Army masters to lead them to the rescue of a trapped patrol, he comes out with a grudge against the world, and winds up, essentially, on trial for murder. Ultimately, Morgan's courtroom summation turns this odd story into a surprisingly moving allegory for the situation of returning combat vets. (And I'd leap off a moving train, too, if I had little Liz Taylor waiting for me at home.)


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