"Lassie" Triple Feature includes "Lassie Come Home," "Son Of Lassie" and "Courage Of Lassie" "Lassie Come Home" - Disc 1/Side A - Is there a better God in Yorkshire? Ever day, Lassie waits for Joe (Roddy McDowall) outside school. One day she isn't there and Joe learns terrible news: Lassie's been sold by his impoverished family. This first Lassie screen adventure is a triumph whose appeal will endure as long as there's a child, a dog and the special bond they can form. Donald Crisp, Dame May Witty, Edmund Gwenn, Nigel Bruce and Elsa Lanchester form a splendid supporting cast. And 11-year-old Elizabeth Taylor (in her first MGM film) plays Priscilla, who understands Lassie more than adults do and helps her escape kennel captivity. Braving storms, hunger and peril, Lassie comes home. Better dog in Yorkshire? How about the best dog in the world. "Son Of Lassie" - Disc 1/Side B - Lassie's pup joins the fight against the Nazis! Joe Carraclough has grown into adulthood as a WWII RAF airman. And Lassie's son Laddie is so devoted to him that he secretly stow away on the plane when Joe leaves on a bombing run. When the plane is shot out of the sky over enemy-occupied Norway, Joe and Laddie parachute from the burning aircraft and begin their wartime adventures in this lively sequel. Peter Lawford and June Lockhart (long-time star of "TV's Lassie") are Joe and Priscilla, parts previously played by Roddy McDowall and Elizabeth Taylor. Donald Crisp and Nigel Bruce as savvy dog trainers. And ready to win hearts and help win the war is a collie whose love matches his boundless courage. "The Courage Of Lassie" Disc 2 - America's favorite collie is in the Army now! Combat Patrol 4 is pinned down, taking heavy fire. the lone hope of getting reinforcement is to send through the lines the patrol's brave collie. "Either he gets through or we don't," one G.I. says. Heroism and heartfelt values arrive on four feet in "Courage Of Lassie." Elizabeth Taylor (who was in "Lassie Come Home" three years earlier) star, radiating the special love of a child for a dog. And everyone's favorite collie plays the beloved canine whose adventures range from his wilderness puppyhood to wartime service to postwar stress to a moving family reunion. The Pacific Northwest locales are eye-filling splendors and the story has stirring family appeal. What a treat to share with favorite two - and four-legged pals!.
Vintage Shorts & Cartoons, "Tom & Jerry" Cartoon "Flirty Birdy".
|Studio Name:||Warner Home Video|
|DVD Release Date:||11/07/2006|
|Run Time (in minutes):||282 minutes|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.285|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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