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The Littlest Hobo (1958)

A German Shepherd dog helps a lamb to escape the slaughter house

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A German Shepherd dog helps a lamb to escape the slaughter house

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6 July 1958 (USA)  »

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The original motion picture that later spawned 2 TV versions, including the long running 1978 Canadian version that featured many Canadian actors, including Mike Myers in an episode. This movie is like a proto-pilot for the later versions. See more »

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Followed by The Littlest Hobo (1979) See more »

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Road Without End
Written by Ronald Stein
Sung by Randy Sparks
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essentially Route 66 with a dog instead of two guys
24 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in a theater in Nebraska when I was a child. Don't recall much about the movie itself this many years later, but I've never forgotten that day. It was my first brush with celebrity. The dog star of the movie (we were told it was THE dog) made a personal appearance at the theater. The dog performed a number of tricks on stage, even typing on a typewriter. I came away with a paw-printed glossy photo of the dog, which I kept for years. I wonder if anybody else out there got to meet The Littlest Hobo in "person." I've never seen the film since, and didn't know till I looked it up on IMDb that there had been a television version. It remains among the most lively of my black and white memories.


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