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Hambone and Hillie (1983)

PG | | Comedy, Drama | 24 April 1983 (USA)
A dog (Hambone) treks from New York City to Los Angeles to be reunited with his owner (Hillie), meeting a host of helpers along the way.

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A dog (Hambone) treks from New York City to Los Angeles to be reunited with his owner (Hillie), meeting a host of helpers along the way.

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Hambone, the most lovable mutt to ever hit the road! See more »

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Las aventuras de Hambone  »

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According to the film editor, Jay Kamen was the original director on the film. The first scenes to be shot were the "on location" scenes. The small crew started in New York City, and traveled across the country. Prior to the commencement of principal photography in Los Angeles, Kamen was replaced by the credited director by order of producer Sandy Howard. See more »

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Cute kiddie farce
27 May 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie as a child, but never knew who the lady in it was until I saw it again recently. Quite funny that the only two Lillian Gish movies I've seen are from 1919 and 1984 - what a career!

Hambone & Hillie is along the Benji/Lassie trail, cute little dog makes cross-country trip to find his mistress again. On 2nd viewing, it's nothing at all great, but kids would like it. Warning - it's also very sad!


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