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The Ugly Dachshund (1966)

Fran Garrison's all in a tizzy because her prize Dachshund, Danke, is having pups, and she has hopes of one of the pups becoming a champion. But at the vet's, her husband Mark is talked ... See full summary »

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Fran Garrison's all in a tizzy because her prize Dachshund, Danke, is having pups, and she has hopes of one of the pups becoming a champion. But at the vet's, her husband Mark is talked into letting Danke wet nurse a Great Dane pup that's been abandoned by his mother. And Mark wants to keep the Great Dane. But Brutus has this problem: he thinks he's a dachshund and he's too big to be a lapdog. But when Fran ridicules Brutus one too many times, Jim's got a plan to prove to everyone (and Fran) that a great Dane can be far more than just an ugly dachshund. Written by Kathy Li

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A HAPPY HONEYMOON...becomes a dog-gone disaster! See more »

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16 February 1966 (USA)  »

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4 bassotti per 1 danese  »

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Trivia

The movie earned $6 million, which was considered a hit in 1966, and it received the "Boxoffice" magazine Blue Ribbon Award for the month of March that year. See more »

Goofs

Just over 43 minutes into the movie, when the dachshunds climb up on the bed with Fran, it is clear that one of the puppies is a male. Early in the movie, all of the dachshund puppies are said to be female. See more »

Quotes

Fran Garrison: Mark it's hard enough to cater a party for 60 people without that four legged demolition squad around.
Mark Garrison: Demolition squad? Well what about that, that wrecking crew of yours?
[the Daucshunds]
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Happy Birthday to You
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Written by Patty Hill and Mildred J. Hill
Performed by Suzanne Pleshette
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Such a Funny Film
19 September 2004 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This movie is excellent. Funny gags throughout the film and just a great comedic story. If you are a dog lover than you will be an "Ugly Dachshund" fan. The dogs are adorable and the actors do their part to make this wonderful family comedy. Totally under-rated.

I suggest sitting down a group of young kids and asking them what they think of it, I'll bet that the movie keeps their attention from beginning to end. This is a classic Disney movie on the same level as the "Love Bug" series and all of the other great film s released by the company during those years.

I recommend "The Ugly Dachshund" to anyone who loves family movies. *****


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