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The Shaggy D.A. (1976)

A lawyer makes an interesting discovery that could affect his chances of getting elected to office.

Director:

Robert Stevenson

Writers:

Don Tait (screenplay), Felix Salten (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dean Jones ... Wilby Daniels
Tim Conway ... Tim
Suzanne Pleshette ... Betty Daniels
Keenan Wynn ... John Slade
Jo Anne Worley ... Katrinka Muggelberg
Dick Van Patten ... Raymond
Shane Sinutko ... Brian Daniels
Vic Tayback ... Eddie Roschak
John Myhers John Myhers ... Adm. Brenner
Richard Bakalyan ... Freddie (as Dick Bakalyan)
Warren Berlinger ... Dip
Ronnie Schell ... TV Director
Jonathan Daly Jonathan Daly ... TV Interviewer
John Fiedler ... Howie Clemmings
Hans Conried ... Prof. Whatley
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Storyline

Sequel to the 1959 movie about a boy who gets turned into a dog because of an ancient ring which some say is cursed. Today the boy, Wilby Daniels is a grown man, a lawyer and with a family. When they're robbed and Wilby tries to report it to police but only gets the run around, he decides to run for District Attorney or D.A. Because he believes that the current D.A. John Slade is not only doing his job but is on the take. When Daniels publicly denounces Slade, Slade decides to try and get something on him. And he might have found it when the ring that turned him into a dog when he was a boy is stolen from the museum and when the words inside are read, he turns into a dog. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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He's running for office...ON ALL FOURS! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Um Estranho Advogado See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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Trivia

Dean Jones practiced the faces he pulled in the transformation scenes during the time his make-up was being applied. See more »

Goofs

When Tim brings the dog into the bar for the second time he pulls a barstool out for the dog. A crew member's hand is clearly visible grabbing hold of it at the bottom to keep it steady. See more »

Quotes

Wilby Daniels: Did you hear what I said?
Betty Daniels: Yes, I did. And we're just going to pretend that you never said it.
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Connections

Referenced in The Nanny: Oy to the World (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

The Shaggy D.A.
Sung by Dean Jones
Written by Shane Tatum and Richard McKinley
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funny family film
15 January 2001 | by loupgarou-2See all my reviews

One of the better Disney comedies from the 70's.This sequel to The Shaggy Dog is a bit funnier than the first film. With Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, Tim Conway and Keenan Wynn it has a top notch cast. Anyone who enjoys good clean family entertainment should get plenty of chuckles from this slapstick romp. Rate it a 7.5 of 10


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