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Stalk the Wild Child (1976)

A young boy who had been abandoned as a child and raised by wild dogs is taken to a university, where a team attempts to teach him civilized behavior.

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William Hale

Writer:

Peter Packer
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Cast

Cast overview:
David Janssen ... Dr. James Hazard
Trish Van Devere ... Maggie
Ben Bottoms Ben Bottoms ... Cal, as a youth (as Benjamin Bottoms)
Joseph Bottoms ... Cal, as a Young Man
Jamie Smith-Jackson ... Andrea
Allan Arbus ... Gault
Marsha Warner ... Secretary
Fran Ryan ... Ellen Mott
Jerome Thor Jerome Thor ... Menzies
George Garro George Garro ... Lockridge
Rhea Perlman ... Jean
Morgan Upton ... Hank
Michael Twaine ... Juvenile Officer (as Michael Twain)
Barry Van Dyke ... Volleyball Player
Steven Kavner Steven Kavner ... Student
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A young boy who had been abandoned as a child and raised by wild dogs is taken to a university, where a team attempts to teach him civilized behavior.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dziecko dzungli See more »

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Mono

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Color
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sad and poignant
14 July 2001 | by polly_anna_dristSee all my reviews

unclear as to whether this is based on one of the real cases of feral children but believable and interesting if only to see how well dog behaviour has been studied to demonstrate a believable doglike child. Slow and no big names, but still interesting if you are interested in the topic. Fairly average TV movie stuff, but worth a look.


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