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The Shaggy Dog
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Director:
Writers:
Bill Walsh (screenplay) and
Lillie Hayward (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
19 March 1959 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
"I was a Teen-age boy!" See more »
Plot:
A teenage boy is cursed with periodically turning into an sheepdog. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(82 articles)
User Reviews:
It's a dog's life....literally See more (32 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Fred MacMurray ... Wilson Daniels

Jean Hagen ... Freeda Daniels

Tommy Kirk ... Wilby Daniels

Annette Funicello ... Allison D'Allessio

Tim Considine ... Buzz Miller

Kevin Corcoran ... Moochie (Montgomery) Daniels

Cecil Kellaway ... Professor Plumcutt
Alexander Scourby ... Dr. Mikhail Andrassy
Roberta Shore ... Franceska Andrassy
James Westerfield ... Officer Hanson

Strother Martin ... Thurm
Forrest Lewis ... Officer Kelly
Ned Wever ... FBI Chief E.P. Hackett
Gordon Jones ... Captain Scanlon, Police Chief

Jacques Aubuchon ... Stefano
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jack Albertson ... Reporter (uncredited)
Jim Bannon ... Betz, FBI Stenographer (uncredited)
Larry J. Blake ... Police Officer Ed Mercer (uncredited)
Charles Cane ... Mercer's Patrol Carl Partner (uncredited)
Paul Frees ... Narrator / J.W. Galvin, Psychiatrist (uncredited) (voice: English version)
John Hart ... Police Broadcaster (uncredited)
Gregg Palmer ... FBI Agent (uncredited)
Mark Rodney ... Kid at Dance (uncredited)
Shaggy ... Chiffon (uncredited)
Mack Williams ... FBI Agent (uncredited)
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Directed by
Charles Barton 
 
Writing credits
Bill Walsh (screenplay) and
Lillie Hayward (screenplay)

Felix Salten (novel "The Hound of Florence")

Produced by
Bill Walsh .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Paul J. Smith  (as Paul Smith)
 
Cinematography by
Edward Colman (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
James Ballas  (as James D. Ballas)
 
Art Direction by
Carroll Clark 
 
Set Decoration by
Emile Kuri 
Fred M. MacLean  (as Fred MacLean)
 
Makeup Department
Pat McNalley .... makeup artist
Ruth Sandifer .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arthur J. Vitarelli .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Robert O. Cook .... sound supervisor
Harry Lindgren .... sound mixer (as Harry M. Lindgren)
 
Visual Effects by
Eustace Lycett .... special processes
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bob McGowan .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Jim Whitman .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gertrude Casey .... costumer
Chuck Keehne .... costumer
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Evelyn Kennedy .... music editor
Joseph Mullendore .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Xavier Atencio .... title designer
Walt Disney .... presenter
T. Hee .... title designer
Bill Justice .... title designer
William R. Koehler .... animal supervisor
Ted Bonnet .... publicist (uncredited)
Tom Mahoney .... dance director (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
104 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.75 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Certification:
Australia:G | Canada:G (video rating) | Finland:K-8 | Sweden:Btl | USA:Approved (original rating) | USA:G (re-rating) (1974) | West Germany:6 (original rating)

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Trivia:
As a kind of product placement for Walt Disney's associate publisher Dell, a character is seen reading a comic book of Uncle Scrooge 18. This issue, cover-dated June 1957, features the Carl Barks-written adventure "Land of the Pygmy Indians."See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In the scene where the boys launch the missile interceptor, the dining room's furnishings (the vase and cabinet behind Fred MacMurray) start to shake before the rocket can be heard to be ignited.See more »
Quotes:
Moochie Daniels:Gee, Wilby, you know I like you much better as a dog.See more »
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Soundtrack:
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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
It's a dog's life....literally, 14 November 2000
Author: helpless_dancer from Broken Bow, Oklahoma

Funny show about a boy who turns into a dog after coming under an ancient spell. This, of course, leads to all sorts of trouble and adventures. Fred McMurray played the part of the put upon dad to perfection, he had me rolling in the floor. Also, the cops who couldn't quite believe their eyes tickled my funnybone, and they put on quite a show with their comical car chase. Silly Disney stuff to be sure, but lots of fun.

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