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Banjo (1947)

Passed | | Drama, Family | 15 May 1947 (USA)
9-year-old Georgia girl and her dog are sent to live with her aunt in Boston.


Richard Fleischer (as Richard O. Fleischer)


Lillie Hayward


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Complete credited cast:
Sharyn Moffett ... Pat Warren
Jacqueline White ... Elizabeth Ames
Walter Reed ... Dr. Bob
Una O'Connor ... Harriet
Herbert Evans ... Jeffries
Louise Beavers ... Lindy
Ernest Whitman Ernest Whitman ... Uncle Jasper
Lanny Rees Lanny Rees ... Ned
Theron Jackson Theron Jackson ... Exodus
Howard McNeeley Howard McNeeley ... Genesis
Banjo the Dog ... Banjo


9-year-old Georgia girl and her dog are sent to live with her aunt in Boston.

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TOGETHER - against the world! See more »


Drama | Family


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Release Date:

15 May 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

'Banjo' - historien om en hund See more »

Filming Locations:

Georgia, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Banjo's director, Richard Fleischer, and his wife decided to go the Brown Derby Restaurant on the night of the film's primere. The couple sat down at the bar and they were greeted by a kind old gentleman who bought them drinks. Richard mentioned that he was a film director and the old man said he used to be in the business. The elderly man was none other than legendary film director, D.W. Griffith. See more »


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A wonderful film about a girl and her dog!
27 September 2002 | by Michael1958See all my reviews

This splendid family film is rarely seen of tv, I of course was able to make a tape of it years ago at the dawn of the VCR age and saved it for my children to view. They loved it. Why isn't this film readily available on home video. Why must good films like this be forced to remain unknown to today's young film watchers? If you have read some of my other Sharyn Moffet film comments-you know that I consider her one of the most underrated child actresses. She doesn't ooze with the sappy charm too often seen by little girls in films. Instead she seems more natural and plays the role of a child as a child-not like some overly professionally trained kid who comes off sounding like a miniature adult. See it and you shall be glad.


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