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A Dog's Best Friend (1959)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Western  |  20 December 1959 (USA)
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A young orphan rejects his foster parents--instead turning to a German Shepard whose master was recently murdered. Stumbling on some evidence, the boy is rescued from the killer by his dog.



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Cast overview:
Bill Williams ...
Wesley 'Wes' Thurman
Marcia Henderson ...
Millie Thurman
Roger Mobley ...
Pip Wheeler
Roy Engel ...
Sheriff Dan Murdock
Charles Cooper ...
Deputy Sheriff Bill Beamer
Jimmy Baird ...
Jimmy Thurman
Terry Ann Ross ...
Amy Thurman
Roy Janney (as Dean Stanton)


An orphan boy,Pip Wheeler, living with his foster parents, Wes and Millie Thurman and their two children, on a ranch near Calabasas, CAlifornia, finds a wounded, starving dog in the hills near the ranch. The dog finds a gun which had been used in the murder of a recluse, and the killer goes after the boy and the dog in a deserted part of the forest. Written by Les Adams <>

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It Will Warm Your Heart!...Chill It With Suspense See more »


Drama | Western


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20 December 1959 (USA)  »

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19 December 2004 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

I am the Terry Ann Ross that was in that film. I don't think I have ever seen it, or if I did, I was so young I forgot. If anyone knows how I can get a copy of it, I would most appreciate it. I was in several other movies, that I would love to see as well, (I just ordered a copy of Cry Terror). I am not sure this is the format to ask about something like this, as I am supposed to be rating the movie, but thought I would try. Thanks! I have to fill up 10 lines and really am not sure what else to say, other than thanks in advance for any info. Other movies would be All Mine to Give, The Trouble with Eunice.

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