In a pound, 18 dogs wait to be adopted.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Madden ...
Colonel
James Green ...
Honky Killer
...
Honky Killer's Wife
L. Errol Jaye ...
Police Chief
Carolyn Cardwell ...
Keeper
Charles Dierkop ...
Airdale
Lawrence Wolf ...
Mexican Hairless
Ching Yeh ...
Siamese Cat
...
Dachshund
Eric Krupnik ...
Montana Sheepdog
Elsie Downey ...
Mutt Bitch
Chuck Green ...
Mutt
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Italian Terrier
Stan Gottlieb ...
Boxer
Carolyn Groves ...
Pedigreed Bitch
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In a pound, 18 dogs wait to be adopted.

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14 September 2001 | by (WEHO) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this film at the Plaza Theatre in NYC when I was in high school. We were all fans of Downey's earlier film like PUTNEY SWOPE & GREASER'S PALACE. This was the most disturbing. With a 360 shot real dog are replaced by actors. They fornicate, sniff each others rears and for some reasons there's a penguin dressed as Andy Warhol look-a-like who when he dies goes to a cocktail part out of Warhol's Factory Day. It's all very surreal and funny until the end. Who can't love a movie that contains the line "I'd glady give you my heiney for glass of ice tea." GREAT MOVIE Never released on video. I'd trade my copy of WHO KILLED TEDDY BEAR for this '70's classic


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