This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
She started out the subject of a short story in the Saturday Evening Post, and became a film and television star as well as an American icon. This hour-long video biography tells the story of the character Lassie, as well as bits of the lives of the eight dogs who played her. Former child actors Roddy McDowall, Claude Jarman Jr., Tommy Rettig, and Jon Provost discuss their on- and offscreen relationships with boy's best friend, and trainer Robert Weatherwax talks about the methods and philosophy started by his trainer father, Rudd, which he has continued. June Lockhart, one of the television moms, narrates and shares her memories, as do Janet Leigh and various directors and producers. There's not a lot of scandal revealed here, although we do learn why all the Lassies were male and that the canine actors had stunt doubles for fight scenes. Included are generous amounts of footage from Lassie's seven MGM films (including shots of a young Elizabeth Taylor) and her three television incarnations. --Kimberly Heinrichs
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
(No Available Copies)
If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!Create a Want