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Big Red (1962)

 -  Adventure | Drama | Family  -  6 June 1962 (USA)
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A wealthy sportsman's decision to hire a backwoods orphan to exercise a champion Irish Setter has unexpected consequences.

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James Haggin
Gilles Payant ...
Rene Dumont
Émile Genest ...
Emile Fornet
Janette Bertrand ...
Therese Fornet
Georges Bouvier ...
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Doris Lussier ...
Farmer Mariot
Rolland Bédard ...
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A wealthy sportsman's decision to hire a backwoods orphan to exercise a champion Irish Setter has unexpected consequences.

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BRAVE RUNAWAYS...together they conquered the wilderness and the heart of a proud man!


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6 June 1962 (USA)  »

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A nagy vörös kutya  »

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The name of the dog that portrayed Big Red was Champion Red Aye Scraps. Both the dog's real name and his character featured the word "red". See more »

Goofs

When Rene leads Big Red to run into Haggin and Emile for the first time, he had tied his belt around the dog for a collar and leash. After they examine the dog, and Mr. Haggin immediately leads him off, the dog's now properly leashed, and Rene has his belt in his hand, with no cutaway with them replacing the belt. See more »


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MON AMOUR PERDU (BIG RED'S THEME)
Written by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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The Irish Setter at it's best.
10 June 1999 | by (Willow Grove, PA) – See all my reviews

This classic movie really did wonders for increasing popularity of the Irish Setter, somewhat like the sudden increase in popularity of the Dalmatian breed after the 101 Dalmatians movie a few years ago. It truly shows most of the finer points of owning an Irish Setter. The dog is good natured, fun loving, yet loyal and attentive. The breed is also known for being hardy yet has "head turning" beauty. Although the dog loves people, it has been know to be very protective if necessary. This fact was also demonstrated toward the end of the movie.


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