Lad: A Dog

Lad: A Dog

Peter Breck
Director: Aram Avakian, Leslie Martinson Cast: Peter Breck
Peter Breck
, Peggy McCay
Peggy McCay
Aram Avakian, Leslie Martinson,


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This sentimental children's film is based on the true adventures of author Albert Payson Terhune's collie dog, as immortalized in Terhune's early 1920's novel. The story about the dog Lad's saving graces is very much directed toward the youngest moppets whose love of animals has yet to be jaded by ruined carpets, chewed-up books, or all-night barking. Lad comes to the rescue again and again, implying in more than one instance that dogs can be smarter than at least a few people. The canine saves his little mistress Angela (a nine-year-old Angela Cartwright just before her role in TV's Lost in Space) from a poisonous snake bite and is mistakenly ill-treated as a consequence, his actions help cure her need for a wheelchair, and furthermore, the dog prevents a local troublemaker from torching the family's barn. A younger Carroll O'Connor of redneck Archie Bunker TV fame, plays a crotchety neighbor.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/23/2015
UPC: 0888574282417
Original Release: 1962
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Time: 1:38:00
Sales rank: 27,844

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Peter Breck Stephan Tremayne
Peggy McCay Elizabeth Tremayne
Carroll O'Connor Hamilcar Q. Glure
Angela Cartwright Angela
Maurice Dallimore Lester
Alice Pearce Hilda
Jack Daly The Poacher
Charles Fredericks Sheriff
Tim Graham Constable
Lillian Buyeff Miss Woodward
Lad the Dog Lad the Dog

Technical Credits
Aram Avakian Director
Leslie Martinson Director
Gordon Bau Makeup
Bert Glennon Cinematographer
Lillie Hayward Screenwriter
William L. Kuehl Set Decoration/Design
Tom McAdoo Editor
John S. Poplin Art Director
Heinz Roemheld Score Composer
Max Rosenberg Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Lad: A Dog
1. Chapter 1 [9:28]
2. Chapter 2 [6:32]
3. Chapter 3 [8:02]
4. Chapter 4 [6:59]
5. Chapter 5 [8:26]
6. Chapter 6 [8:28]
7. Chapter 7 [7:58]
8. Chapter 8 [8:43]
9. Chapter 9 [7:49]
10. Chapter 10 [6:51]
11. Chapter 11 [7:50]
12. Chapter 12 [8:35]
13. Chapter 13 [2:02]

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