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The 12 Dogs of Christmas (2005)

G | | Family | 1 November 2005 (USA)
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A girl who uses dogs to teach people about the true meaning of Christmas during the Depression.

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Kieth Merrill

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Emma Kragen (book), Steven Paul Leiva (screen treatment) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jordan-Claire Green ... Emma O'Conner
Tom Kemp ... Douglas O'Conner
Susan Wood ... Cathy Stevens
Adam Hicks ... Mike Stevens
Jim Jackman Jim Jackman ... Melvin
Richard Riehle ... Mayor Nobel Doyle
Roland Pelletier Roland Pelletier ... Clerk-Sherriff
John Billingsley ... Dogcatcher Doyle
Cathy Worthington ... Woman in Furs
Bonita Friedericy ... Aunt Delores
Dorothy Brodesser Dorothy Brodesser ... Mabel
Michael Howard Michael Howard ... Old Jake Charles
Mindy Sterling ... Mrs. Walsh
Kapri Merrill Kapri Merrill ... Mrs. Clancy
Eric Lutes ... Coach Cullimore
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A girl who uses dogs to teach people about the true meaning of Christmas during the Depression.

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Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

12 chiens de Noël See more »

Filming Locations:

Bethel, Maine, USA See more »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Even though it was filmed during May in Maine, most of the snow had to be trucked in from the local ski resort and entire yards had snow shoveled onto them. See more »

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No animals were harmed in the making of this film... only producers. See more »

Connections

Followed by 12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue (2012) See more »

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Written by Shaun Johnson and Greg Banworth
Performed by Tonic Sol-Fa
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A heart warming family movie!
20 November 2005 | by lutesfamilyfarmSee all my reviews

My husband and I enjoyed watching The 12 Dogs of Christmas. Not only were we impressed with the vintage feel, character development and wonderful display of dogs we were impressed with Eric Lutes, my husbands brother who played the coach. The next morning we tested the movie on our 3 year old daughter. She and her 14 month old brother were totally delighted! Often she would gleefully shout out Uncle Eggie!, Uncle Eggie!

I do hope folks spread the word about this endearing movie. Oh, our local Walmart in Vermont was sold out of the DVD's!

Happy Holidays! ~The Lutes Family


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