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The Incredible Journey (1963)

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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Cast

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
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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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20 November 1963 (USA)  »

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200 mil do domu  »

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1.75 : 1
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Trivia

Quebec-born Emile Genest did not dub himself in the French version, done by a French actor in SPS studios, in Paris, France. See more »

Goofs

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

Connections

Featured in L'ami public numéro un: Les ours (1971) See more »

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I love this movie
14 June 2001 | by (nowhere) – See all my reviews

A movie that's almost only 'acted' by animals might not sound interesting to some, but I must say that I truly love this movie. Not only because I love animals, but also because this is very good example of a very enjoyable movie with pets as main characters. Nowadays it seems that the only way to make animals 'act' is to make them talk and tell silly jokes, usually by using some awful CGI effects. This very well done tale, instead, delivers the goods through a very nice narration, and through an interesting plot that doesn't get silly and stays almost true to complete credibility: two dogs and a cat start a long and adventurous trip home after accidentally getting lost (this has happened various times in history, even for long distances). A very nice tale for the whole family, and a mild yet captivating story that will almost bring a tear -- a happy one -- to the eye of any true pet lover.

8/10


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