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Almost Human (1927)

John Livingston is a rich mama's-boy, who owns a blooded dog named Paul. Paul meets Maggie Mutt, and Paul, being a pedigree canine and somewhat of a cad, lures trusting Maggie to the barn ... See full summary »

Director:

Frank Urson

Writers:

Richard Harding Davis (story "The Bar Sinister"), Clara Beranger (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Vera Reynolds ... Mary Kelly
Kenneth Thomson ... John Livingston
Majel Coleman Majel Coleman ... Cecile Adams
Claire McDowell ... Mrs. Livingston
Ethel Wales ... Katie
Fred Walton Fred Walton ... Doctor
Hank Hank ... Pal, a Dog
Paul Paul ... Regent Royal, a Dog
Trixie Trixie ... Maggie, a Dog
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John Livingston is a rich mama's-boy, who owns a blooded dog named Paul. Paul meets Maggie Mutt, and Paul, being a pedigree canine and somewhat of a cad, lures trusting Maggie to the barn to have his way. He then departs for his palatial doghouse at the Livingston estate. Meanwhile Maggie is broken-hearted and also finds that she is in a "family way", and gives birth to a pup she names Hank. Maggie tells Hank to find his "human ", and departs the scene. Hank goes to the park, meets a "human" named Mary Kelly, who is a homeless waif and sweetheart of poverty, and the two adopt each other. Later on in the park Paul comes strolling along with his 'human', John. A child falls into the lake and Paul and Hank team up to save her. This leads their "humans" to strike up a conversation, and the male human falls in love with the female human, and takes her home to meet his aristocratic mother and expresses his desire to marry Mary. John's mother is having none of this and objects strongly, ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

A Gripping Love Story---The life romance of a young man who loved a waif whose life he had saved, and of their dogs, filled with drama, charm and sweet appeal. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 1927 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beautiful But Dumb See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Frank Urson officially adopted the three dogs (Hank, Paul and Trixie) upon completion of filming. See more »

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