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Snoopy Come Home (1972)

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Snoopy travels to see his sick former owner and then feels obliged to return to her permanently.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Chad Webber ...
Charlie Brown (voice)
Robin Kohn ...
Lucy Van Pelt (voice)
Stephen Shea ...
Linus Van Pelt (voice)
David Carey ...
Schroeder (voice)
Johanna Baer ...
Lila (voice)
Hilary Momberger ...
Sally (voice)
Christopher DeFaria ...
Peppermint Patty (voice) (as Chris De Faria)
Linda Ercoli ...
Clara (voice)
Lynda Mendelson ...
Frieda (voice) (as Linda Mendelson)
Bill Melendez ...
Snoopy / Woodstock (voice)
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Storyline

The adventures of Lucy, Linus, and of course, Charlie Brown. This time Snoopy disappears, and where he will be? All his friends meet to find him. Written by Tognacci Sebastiano <seblog@maya.dei.unipd.it>

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9 August 1972 (USA)  »

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Trivia

This was Cinema Center Films' biggest failures. Produce on a budget of $1,000,000, it only grossed $245,073 at the box office. Consequently, CBS closed the unit. See more »

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Layla is in the hospital for three weeks, yet she isn't on any IV medicine? See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Charlie Brown picks up a rock from the beach, and throws it into the water]
Linus: Nice going, Charlie Brown. It took that rock 4,000 years to get to shore, and now you've thrown it back.
Charlie Brown: Everything I do makes me feel guilty.
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Crazy Credits

As with A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969), the Peanuts characters get onscreen credit in the opening credits, but with Snoopy getting top-billing, of course! See more »

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Followed by You're in the Super Bowl, Charlie Brown! (1994) See more »

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Gettin' It Together
Performed by Don Ralke and Ray Pohlman
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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Snoopy never left my heart...
25 November 2005 | by (Thatcham, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This feature, as you probably gathered, largely centres around Snoopy, Charlie Brown's dog.

Charlie Brown has been becoming ever more resentful of Snoopy's recent independence (in particular going to the beach to spend time with Peppermint Patty), and, after cutting his thumb while trying to open his can of dog-food, he gives Snoopy a scolding and makes him feel guilty and worthless.

The following day, when Snoopy tries to go to the beach to see Peppermint Patty again as promised, suddenly a sign has been put up saying that dogs are not allowed on the beach. This starts a chain reaction that begins a string of frustration within Snoopy...

More snubbing comes from other members of the Peanuts gang when what started off as being a bit of fun with Linus and his security blanket soon turns sadistic and nasty, once again with Snoopy on the losing end.

Snoopy then has a bit of fun with Linus' elder sister Lucy, who is using boxing gloves, and they have a bit of a light-hearted spar, but again Snoopy pushes things that little bit too far and ends up upsetting Lucy and she spits the dummy at him.

Shortly afterwards, Snoopy receives a letter from a mysterious girl named Lila, who is in hospital and for some reason craves his presence. Snoopy and his bird friend Woodstock (making his animated film debut here) suddenly set off to meet her. Their journey is plagued by quite a few of the famous 'No dogs allowed'-type signs, which again do little to heighten the spirits of our favourite beagle!

Eventually, however, Snoopy and Woodstock reach the hospital where Lila is staying, and her spirit does indeed rise when the dog suddenly appears by her bedside and enriches her enthusiasm. However, little does Snoopy know that she will practically coax her into doing something that will really tug at his heart-strings...

I first saw this film as a boy in my early tens, and even when I watch it now it has lost none of its ability to endear and -- in particular -- choke. There is one particular section that still makes me cry to this day at a party for Snoopy, where poor Charlie Brown is just too choked to say anything. Even just THINKING about that scene induces tears...

As a whole, though, the film is enjoyable fare. It's not a classic, but it's still memorable, and has some actually quite good songs that are not in the least bit intrusive and only add to the overall charm. There is also some spot humour, much of which is caused by Woodstock's erratic flying and Snoopy's constantly being taunted by the 'No dogs allowed' signs permating his venture.

Recommended, but don't expect your eyes to be anything other than moist at some point in the film!


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