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The Silent Call (1961)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama | May 1961 (USA)
When young Guy Brancato's parents have to move from Elko, Nevada to Los Angeles, California, they are unable to take Guy's dog Pete. Guy is angry at his parents and even more distressed ... See full summary »

Director:

John A. Bushelman

Writers:

Hal G. Evarts (story), Tom Maruzzi (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gail Russell ... Flore Brancato
David McLean ... Joe Brancato
Roger Mobley ... Guy Brancato
Roscoe Ates ... Sid
Milton Parsons ... Mohammed
Dal McKennon Dal McKennon ... Old Man
Sherwood Keith Sherwood Keith ... Johnny
Jack Younger Jack Younger ... Muscles
Rusty Wescoatt Rusty Wescoatt ... Moose
Spike ... Pete
Harold 'Tommy' Hart Harold 'Tommy' Hart ... (as H. Tom Hart)
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Storyline

When young Guy Brancato's parents have to move from Elko, Nevada to Los Angeles, California, they are unable to take Guy's dog Pete. Guy is angry at his parents and even more distressed when he learns that Pete has run away from the neighbor who was tending him. But Pete has plans to travel to Los Angeles on his own. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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A Boy and His Dog Separated by 600 Miles... See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El sexto sentido See more »

Filming Locations:

Elko, Nevada, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The family car is a rear-engine Renault Dauphine, probably a 1956 or 1957. See more »

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Not a decent film even for Old Yeller
13 October 2018 | by jprheddSee all my reviews

The title of this review refers to the dog star who I instantly recognized. Not even he did a good job in this film. Very poorly written storyline with nothing of great interest so I gave it a five only because I like dog pictures. Also of note is the dad who went on to play the Marlboro Man.


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