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Lassie's Great Adventure (1963)

Approved | | Family, Drama | August 1963 (USA)
While in Canada Timmy and Lassie encounter a downed hot air ballonist. By accident they end up in the balloon which takes them into the wilderness. The young boy and his dog must find a way to survive even fending off a wild pig.

Director:

William Beaudine

Writers:

Maria Little (adaptation), Sumner Arthur Long (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
June Lockhart ... Ruth Martin
Hugh Reilly Hugh Reilly ... Paul Martin
Jon Provost ... Timmy Martin
Robert Howard Robert Howard ... Sergeant Sprague
Will J. White ... Constable MacDonald
Richard Kiel ... Chinook Pete
Walter Stocker Walter Stocker ... John Stanley
Walter Kelley Walter Kelley ... Control Tower Operator
Patrick Waltz ... Pilot
Leo Needham Leo Needham ... Ranger Henty
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dick Simmons
Patrick Westwood
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While in Canada Timmy and Lassie encounter a downed hot air ballonist. By accident they end up in the balloon which takes them into the wilderness. The young boy and his dog must find a way to survive even fending off a wild pig.

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Plot Keywords:

lassie | dog | survivor | rescue | animal | See All (5) »

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Family | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La gran aventura de Lassie See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Wrather Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The balloonist says that somebody turned the balloon's music back on, and we hear the music playing, yet the phonograph's tonearm and needle are clearly resting beside the record, not on it. See more »

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Lassie's Great Adventure, a good movie!
5 April 2006 | by ssapcsSee all my reviews

A good movie especially for children. A fair bit of action about a boy lost with his dog, Lassie. Although some of the movie is obvious and some scenes could have been made better, this is an action movie for children.

My family enjoyed the movie and after seeing this movie would like to see more Lassie movies. This is the sort of movie that many parents will feel is harmless viewing for their children. Recommended for that rainy afternoon.

We liked the movie due to it being good harmless family entertainment. There is no bad language or anything like that. We also enjoyed the action and wonderful nature scenes.


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