Son of Lassie

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"M-G-M's NEW Adventure!"
  • G
  • 1945
  • 1 hr 42 min
  • 6.4  (934)

In 1945's Son of Lassie, Peter Lawford stars as Joe Carraclough, the son of the beloved collie Lassie from the original Lassie Come Home film. Joe inherits Lassie from his grandfather, Sam Carraclough (Donald Crisp), who trained the dog to be a skilled sheep herder. However, when Joe is called into the army to fight in World War II, Lassie joins him, but soon becomes separated from her owner and must make her way back home on her own.

Throughout her journey, Lassie faces many challenges and obstacles, including being captured by the German army and forced to perform in a circus. Furthermore, she is aided by an Italian orphan boy named Primo (Salvatore Baccaloni) who becomes her companion and helps her on her way back home. Along the way, Lassie demonstrates her loyalty, intelligence, and bravery, cementing her place in the hearts of audiences.

Meanwhile, back at home, Joe's mother, Kathie (June Lockhart), and grandfather desperately search for Lassie, hoping to be reunited with her before Joe's return from the war. In their search, they meet a reporter named Peter Coleman (played by William Severn), who becomes interested in Lassie's story and begins writing articles about her journey.

Eventually, Lassie makes her way back home to England, where she is joyfully reunited with her owners. However, her journey has not gone unnoticed by the German army, who attempt to re-capture her. But with the help of Primo and her owners, Lassie manages to outsmart her captors and avoid capture once again.

Overall, Son of Lassie is a heartwarming and exciting tale of loyalty and bravery in times of danger. It showcases the deep bond between a dog and her owners and the lengths that they will go to protect each other. The performances by Lawford, Lockhart, and Crisp bring depth and emotion to the story, while Lassie steals the show with her intelligence and courage. It's a classic family film that has stood the test of time and is sure to continue to delight audiences for generations to come.

Son of Lassie is a 1945 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 42 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

Son of Lassie
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    1 hr 42 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (934)