The snow covered mountains; but not to worry, rescue dog Pluto is on duty. Actually, given that he barely keeps himself safe, maybe you should worry. A playful seal keeps stealing his cask of grog.

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The high mountains are a dangerous place for humans, so valiant rescue dogs mount the guard, keeping their casks of brandy at the ready. So does Pluto, too proud to play a single paw-move with a jolly polar seal-pup, who simply sees the wooden thing as a fun toy, but the bumbling beast soon discovers the perils of the ice-scape extend to canines who snootily stick their snout too high to see where they tread: he stumbles into the ice, gets caught under it and passes out. The slick seal bravely dives in after him to pull his unwilling playmate out, already covered in a huge ice-block, and puts the cask to miraculously effective use on its carrier. Written by KGF Vissers

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Pluto and the Seal
21 December 2015 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Rescue Dog (1947)

*** (out of 4)

Pluto is working in the Arctic when he decides to take a walk. He crosses a frozen pond when he sees a whole in the ice and inside that hole is a playful seal. The seal begins to follow Pluto who doesn't want anything to do with him. RESCUE DOG isn't a classic Disney short but it's certainly cute enough to make it worth watching to fans of Pluto. There's not any spoken dialogue here and there's still no problem with the entertainment level because there's just so much nice action going on. This includes Pluto constantly trying to get away from the seal and a good (but dark) moment where he finds himself trapped under the water. There are certainly enough laughs to make this worth watching.


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