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Challenge to Lassie (31-Oct-1949)

Director: Richard Thorpe

Writer: William Ludwig

From novel: Greyfriars Bobby by Eleanor Atkinson

Keywords: Juvenile, Dog, Lassie

Lassie's master has died; she loyally guards his grave at Greyfriars Churchyard, in violation of the law. Further, the law requires that dogs lacking owners must be destroyed. Adaptation of Greyfriars Bobby, a true story also appearing in Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Sara Allgood
31-Oct-1879 13-Sep-1950 How Green Was My Valley
Geraldine Brooks
29-Oct-1925 19-Jun-1977 The Reckless Moment
Donald Crisp
27-Jul-1880 25-May-1974 Silent film actor, survived into talkies
Edmund Gwenn
26-Sep-1875 6-Sep-1959 Miracle on 34th Street
Alan Napier
7-Jan-1903 8-Aug-1988 Alfred on Batman
Reginald Owen
5-Aug-1887 5-Nov-1972 Prolific character actor
Henry Stephenson
16-Apr-1871 24-Apr-1956 The Prince and the Pauper
Alan Webb
2-Jul-1906 22-Jun-1982 English character actor


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