A teenage boy is cursed with periodically turning into an sheepdog.

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Through an ancient spell, a boy changes into a sheepdog and back again. It seems to happen at inopportune times and the spell can only be broken by an act of bravery.... Written by Anonymous

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The Funniest SHAGGY DOG story ever unfolded! See more »

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Family | Comedy | Fantasy

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19 March 1959 (USA)  »

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Quelle vie de chien!  »

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The first live-action feature comedy produced by Walt Disney. See more »

Goofs

The inscription in the ring reads "In canis corpore transmuto", which is supposed to mean "I transmute into a dog's body" in Latin. That is, however, a grammatical mistake, because the correct Latin sentence should read "... in canis corporem..." (in the accusative case) instead of "... in canis corpore..." (which is the ablative case). See more »

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Dr. Mikhail Andrassy: My daughter speaks seven languages.
Franceska Andrassy: How many do you speak?
Wilby Daniels: [silently holds up one finger]
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Followed by The Shaggy D.A. (1976) See more »

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The Shaggy Dog
Written by Hazel George (as Gil George) and Paul J. Smith (as Paul Smith)
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7 April 2006 | by (Bath, England) – See all my reviews

It's been a while since I saw this film; I last saw it when I was probably about 10-years-old. The film was about a boy who turns into a dog time and time again and the adventures that he had trying to avoid being turned into a dog. I cannot comment about the production of this film or anything as it has been too long ago, but I did like the story through my eyes (as a child). The film actually reminded me of one of my favourite childhood books: "Woof!" by Allan Ahlberg. Again, this film is about a boy who keeps changing into a dog, and it is about his adventures and about him trying to prevent turning into a dog. This is an imaginative children's film.


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