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Son of Lassie (1945)

Laddie (Son of Lassie !) and his master are trapped in Norway during WW2 - has he inherited his mothers famous courage ?

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S. Sylvan Simon

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Jeanne Bartlett (screenplay), Jeanne Bartlett (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Lawford ... Joe Carraclough
Donald Crisp ... Sam Carraclough
June Lockhart ... Priscilla
Nigel Bruce ... Duke of Radling
William Severn ... Henrik (as William 'Billy' Severn)
Leon Ames ... Anton
Donald Curtis ... Sergeant Eddie Brown
Nils Asther ... Olav
Robert Lewis ... Sergeant Schmidt
Fay Helm ... Joanna
Peter Helmers Peter Helmers ... Willi
Otto Reichow Otto Reichow ... Karl
Patricia Prest Patricia Prest ... Hedda
Terry Moore ... Thea (as Helen Koford)
Leon Tyler Leon Tyler ... Arne
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Laddie (Son of Lassie !) and his master are trapped in Norway during WW2 - has he inherited his mothers famous courage ?

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Genres:

Adventure | Drama | Family | War

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

20 April 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Filho de Lassie See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(TCM print)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The dog playing Laddie (the son of Lassie) is actually Pal - the dog who played the original Lassie in Lassie Come Home (1943). See more »

Goofs

Toward the end of the movie, while Joe and Laddie are escaping the work camp, Laddie bites the leg of a Nazi soldier. The "bait" to make Laddie bite can be seen under the pants-leg, in Laddie's mouth. See more »

Quotes

Priscilla: I'm on Joe's side grandfather.
Duke of Radling: You're not free to be.
Priscilla: You're very old grandfather and you think very old things.
Duke of Radling: You're very young, my dear, and you think very young things.
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Referenced in Trumbo (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Main Theme
(uncredited)
from Lassie Come Home (1943)
Music by Daniele Amfitheatrof
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Fine family viewing, very well produced film!
8 September 2004 | by rgbg4142See all my reviews

I was surprised to discover how much I enjoyed this movie. Having traveled in beautiful Norway several years ago -- the land of my ancestors -- and visited the WWII Resistance Museum in Oslo, the movie was of particular interest to me. I suspected the location shots were in Canada, for having traveled across the mountains of Norway, something didn't appear quite right, but very close. Lassie's performance as 'Laddie' is amazing and so many of the cast give fine performances, including a very young (22) Peter Lawford. Watch also for teenage Terry Moore! And sadly, one of the last movie roles by handsome former silent star Nils Asther as he slid into obscurity by the end of the '40s. Ironically, there is also 20-year-old June Lockhart, who later played the mother two decades later in the Lassie series on TV. A nice touch is the music of Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg used throughout the score. Fine film for family viewing.


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