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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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Cast

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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Comedy | Fantasy

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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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13 October 2003 | by (Langenzenn, Germany) – See all my reviews

A reader answered my message on the message board and informed me that this film was being offered on ebay. I went there and paid $40.00 and now have my own copy which was recorded from TV. I have since put it on msvcd and made a backup copy. I wasn't dissapointed even though it had been almost fifty years and I was surprized at how good my memory had been (or was it the writeups in imdb)? Its just a good old mystery from those years with a little (OK! A lot) of fantisy involved. The people holding this film should release it on DVD as an olde. There are still enough of us out here that enjoy theoldies. DickPowell wasn't singing in this one, but he sure was acting well. My suggestion is if you havn't seen it, you should. If you don't see it, you will be the loser.


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