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Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961) Poster

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You can visit a statue of Bobby on George IV Bridge in Edinburgh. Which is near to the graveyard where old Jock is buried.
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Bobby slept faithfully on Old Jock's grave every night for fourteen years, regardless of the weather.
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Donald Crisp (James Brown) previously appeared in Challenge to Lassie (1949), which was likewise based on Eleanor Atkinson's 1912 novel "Greyfriars Bobby".
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Being a dog, Bobby couldn't be buried in consecrated ground in the Kirkyard. Instead, he is buried under a triangular area of land just inside the Kirkyard gates; a little distance from the grave of Auld Jock.
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Although he is first billed, Donald Crisp (James Brown) does not appear until 26 minutes into the film.
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Donald Crisp (James Brown) and Gordon Jackson (Farmer) played the same character, albeit with different spelling, in separate adaptations of the 1932 novel "Mutiny on the Bounty" by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall: Crisp played Burkitt in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) while Jackson played Seaman Edward Birkett in Mutiny on the Bounty (1962).
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The film takes place from 1865 to 1867.
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