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Pound (1970)

X | | Fantasy | 1970 (USA)
In a pound, 18 dogs wait to be adopted.

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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
...
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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In 2005, Robert Downey Sr. discovered a print of this film in his "cameramans ex-wife's closet". The print was in such bad shape that it was impossible to run it through a projector. It has since been digitally scanned and restored. See more »

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References The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) See more »

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Written and Performed by Charley Cuva
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A Missing Masterpiece
17 February 2012 | by (Marin County, CA) – See all my reviews

I just want to agree with REDBEARD above -- I was at that same Uniondale Mini-Cinema screening! (and let's raise a glass to that incredible theater, that gave me my entire teen education in cinema), and haven't been able to see POUND since.

However, the GOOD (maybe GREAT) news, is that in May 2012, Criterion is releasing a boxed set with several of Robert Downey, Sr.'s films, including PUTNEY SWOPE and CHAFED ELBOWS (unfortunately, NOT including POUND or GREASER'S PALACE). At least SOME Robert Downey films are going to be out there for a whole new generation (and this older generation) to see.


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