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You Never Can Tell (1951)

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An ex-police/army dog (German Shepherd), named Rex inherits a fortune from an eccentric millionaire. But someone poisons him for his fortune, and he gets to go back to earth as a human ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Rex Shepherd
Peggy Dow ...
Ellen Hathaway
Joyce Holden ...
Golden Harvest aka Goldie Harvey
Charles Drake ...
Perry Collins
Albert Sharpe ...
Grandpa Hathaway
Lou Polan ...
Police Sergeant Novak
Frank Nelson ...
Police Lt. Gilpin
William Vedder ...
Nicholas, Lindsay Butler (as Will Vedder)
Frank Gerstle ...
Detective
Anthony George ...
Detective Lt. Louie Luisetti (as Ott George)
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An ex-police/army dog (German Shepherd), named Rex inherits a fortune from an eccentric millionaire. But someone poisons him for his fortune, and he gets to go back to earth as a human detective to bring his killer to justice, and protect the girl who used to look after him. Written by Kathy Li

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A picture for people who think they've seen EVERYTHING!

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23 September 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

One Never Knows  »

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Rex Shepherd: Oh Goldie, these are humans we're dealing with. You can't tell them the truth and expect them to believe it.
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Dick Powell deserves a comeback
22 May 2001 | by (Langenzenn, Germany) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in the late 50's on TV. I liked it so much that I never forgot it. I have never seen it since. Just recently I found out the title. It is everything a good movie should be. Too bad I can't find a copy. There are tear jerkers, gags, action, and it is fairly fast moving. It is b&w but the material makes up for it. The makers should put it on DVD and offer it. I would be one of the first customers. I will never forget the horse running after the bus.


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