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Deprogramming a dog who kills Blacks is the ultimate challenge for an unorthodox African-American trainer. When a young Hollywood actress finds the injured stray, she nurses it back to health, not knowing it's a "White Dog" trained by a racist to attack only Blacks. Julie's appalled when the otherwise gentle, white German Shepherd breaks out, then returns from his nighttime foray dotted with human blood. Julie desperately races from trainer to trainer, advised to kill her pet, until the top Hollywood canine expert refers her to his former protégé, Keys. Written by
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When the dog's owner shows up at Julie's house, he rewards her for finding his pet with an unwrapped Whitman's Sampler. That boxed candy is always sold with cellophane wrapper - presumably the filmmakers thought it would be more dramatic to have lid come off and candy fly all over the place when Julie threw it back at him. See more »
I can't let this be the only comment for White Dog.
The best film about racism and hatred I've ever seen, with the basic message that hatred isn't something a child is born with, it's something they have been taught. And the question is raised, can you un-teach them?
A black animal trainer (Paul Winfield) attempts to re-train an attack dog taught to kill people with black skin.
Paramount tucked it's tail between it's legs when protesters who had never seen the film claimed it was the work of racists.
Fuller moved to France and never made another American movie. (He made one in France)
PS: to the lady above me, that annoying piano is Ennio Morricone and he has forgotten more about music than you will ever know.
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