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The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?

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Complete credited cast:
Émile Genest ...
John Longridge (as Emile Genest)
John Drainie ...
Professor Jim Hunter
Tommy Tweed ...
The Hermit
Sandra Scott ...
Mrs. Hunter
Syme Jago ...
Helvi Numi
Marion Finlayson ...
Elizabeth Hunter
Ronald Cohoon ...
Peter Hunter
Robert Christie ...
James MacKenzie
Beth Lockerbie ...
Nell MacKenzie
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Carl Nurmi
Iréna Mayeska ...
Mrs. Nurmi (as Irena Mayeska)
Beth Amos ...
Mrs. Oakes
Eric Clavering ...
Bert Oakes
Rex Allen ...
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The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?

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Three against the wilderness... nothing could stop them - only instinct to guide them across 200 perilous miles of Canadian wilderness!

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Family | Adventure

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20 November 1963 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

200 mil do domu  »

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While Bodger the Bull Terrier is referred to as a male, the dog playing the part is obviously a female. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Painted Hills (1993) See more »

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Themes of friendship and determination
14 December 2003 | by (Iowa) – See all my reviews

This movie is a wonderful film about friendship and determination. Two dogs, a retriever and a bull terrier, and a Siamese cat go on a quest to find their family and take care of each other along the way. The interaction among the pets is absolutely amazing. The love they have for each other is evident throughout the film.

Some may find the film a little boring because there is no dialogue for long portions of the film and of course it has an "old movie" look to it. The remake, Homeward Bound, is funnier and more action-packed, but I still prefer the original by far. The music and beautiful scenery alone make this a must-see.

This was an emotional milestone for me as a child. Anyone who doesn't cry their eyes out watching this movie has a heart of stone! Based on the book by Sheila Burnford.


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