Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her ...
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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 »
William McClure is the villlage doctor in a remote Scottish glen. Tricked into buying Lassie, a collie afraid of water, he sets about teaching her to swim. At the same time he has the ... See full summary »
Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her late son. Punctuated with song-filled interludes. Written by
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"The Sun Comes Up" is mainly based on the 1936 short story "A Mother in Mannville" by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. According to the University of South Carolina Libraries description of Rawlings's works, in 1946 MGM asked Rawlings to do a story that could star Lassie with Claude Jarman, Jr. Rawlings started with her 1936 short story "A Mother in Mannville". Although her adaptation never became a novel, the "Saturday Evening Post" published it as "Mountain Prelude", a 6-part serial during April 26 to May 31, 1947. See more »
When Jerry finally decides to go play with Lassie, we can hear someone off-screen give Lassie a command. Right after Jerry says,"Let's have fun now," and hugs Lassie, a man's voice clearly speaks a word off-camera, and Lassie looks in that direction before running off with the boy. See more »