Son of Lassie

Son of Lassie

Director: S. Sylvan Simon Cast: Peter Lawford, Donald Crisp, June Lockhart

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Overview

Son of Lassie is about a courageous collie named Laddie, played by a dog named "Pal." A sequel to Lassie Come Home, the film stars Peter Lawford and June Lockhart as the grown-up counterparts of the characters played in the earlier film by Roddy McDowall and Elizabeth Taylor. When WW2 breaks out, young Yorkshireman Joe Carraclough (Lawford) signs up with the British air force, bringing Laddie along. The inquisitive canine sneaks aboard the plane which takes Joe on his first bombing mission. Their aircraft hit by enemy fire, Joe and Laddie are forced to parachute into Nazi-occupied Norway. Injured in the landing, Joe lies in a daze while the dog seeks help for his master. Once Laddie ascertains that the Nazis aren't his friends, the film evolves into one long chase, as dog and master try to make their way back to their own lines?while back at home, Joe's sweetheart Priscilla (June Lockhart, who of course would later costar in the Lassie TV series) bites her nails in anticipation.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/24/2004
UPC: 0012569691025
Original Release: 1945
Rating: G
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:40:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Classic Tom and Jerry cartoon Flirty Birdy; Theatrical trailer; Languages: English & Français; Subtitles: English, Français & Español

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Peter Lawford Joe Curraclough
Donald Crisp Sam Curraclough
June Lockhart Priscilla
Nigel Bruce Duke of Rudling
Nils Asther Olav
William Severn Henrik
Leon Ames Anton
Donald Curtis Sgt. Eddie Brown
Robert Lewis Sgt. Schmidt
Fay Helm Joanna
Peter Helmers Willi
Otto Reichow Karl
Pat Prest Hedda
Leon Tyler Arne
Lotte Palfi Old Woman
Eily Malyon Washwoman
Pedro de Cordoba Village Priest
Lassie the Dog Actor
Lester Matthews Major
Hans Schumm German Command Officer
Billy Severn Hentik
Terry Moore Thea

Technical Credits
S. Sylvan Simon Director
Jeanne Bartlett Screenwriter
Cedric Gibbons Art Director
Arnold A. Gillespie Special Effects
Daniel Hall Special Effects
Hubert Hobson Art Director
Irene Costumes/Costume Designer
Ben Lewis Editor
Samuel Marx Producer
Warren Newcombe Special Effects
Charles E. Schoenbaum Cinematographer
Herbert Stothart Score Composer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Credits [1:49]
2. Laddie's Master [3:39]
3. Mischief-Making [4:14]
4. Bloomers Start Rumors [2:12]
5. Called to Duty [3:28]
6. Slow Learners [4:55]
7. Bunkmates [5:25]
8. Runway Run [3:08]
9. Where's Joe? [3:06]
10. Return in the Dark [2:57]
11. Stowaway [2:39]
12. Down to Earth [2:10]
13. Lost and Wounded [3:29]
14. Henrik's New Sick Puppy [3:57]
15. Into Hiding [1:02]
16. Wood and Woofs [4:17]
17. Answered Prayers [4:57]
18. Bombing Raid [2:15]
19. Icy Search [1:57]
20. Olav's Helping Hand [5:22]
21. Sacrifice and Survival [6:30]
22. Prison Camp [5:40]
23. Prisoners of War [4:04]
24. His Master Found [2:47]
25. The Better Man [2:08]
26. Perilous Escape [3:59]
27. Over the Falls [2:24]
28. Wait Until Dark [2:15]
29. Coming Home [3:15]

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