The Call of the Wild (1976)
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The Call of the Wild (1976)

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An adaptation of Jack London's novel which focuses on the changes a domesticated dog must undergo after being stolen to pull an arctic sled.
Genres Drama, Family, Adventure
Director Jerry Jameson
Starring Dennis Burkley, Billy Green Bush, Rene Enriquez, Bernard Fresson View More
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Movie Summary

An adaptation of Jack London's novel which focuses on the changes a domesticated dog must undergo after being stolen to pull an arctic sled.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Family, Adventure
Director Jerry Jameson
Starring Dennis Burkley, Billy Green Bush, Rene Enriquez, Bernard Fresson, John McLiam, Marvin Miller, Donald Moffat, Raymond Singer, Penelope Windust
Studio Name MGM
Release Date 1976
VUDU Release Date 10/23/2008
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 98 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Full Frame, Dolby Digital

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