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Lassie's Great Adventure (1963)

Approved | | Family, Drama | August 1963 (USA)
While in Canada Timmy and Lassie encounter a downed hot air ballonist. By accident they end up in the balloon which takes them into the wilderness. The young boy and his dog must find a way to survive even fending off a wild pig.

Director:

William Beaudine

Writers:

Maria Little (adaptation), Sumner Arthur Long (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
June Lockhart ... Ruth Martin
Hugh Reilly Hugh Reilly ... Paul Martin
Jon Provost ... Timmy Martin
Robert Howard Robert Howard ... Sergeant Sprague
Will J. White ... Constable MacDonald
Richard Kiel ... Chinook Pete
Walter Stocker Walter Stocker ... John Stanley
Walter Kelley Walter Kelley ... Control Tower Operator
Patrick Waltz ... Pilot
Leo Needham Leo Needham ... Ranger Henty
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dick Simmons
Patrick Westwood
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While in Canada Timmy and Lassie encounter a downed hot air ballonist. By accident they end up in the balloon which takes them into the wilderness. The young boy and his dog must find a way to survive even fending off a wild pig.

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Family | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La gran aventura de Lassie See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Wrather Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

The sun is shown setting and the boy admires its beauty, yet a bit later when the balloon comes down in the trees, it is broad daylight with bright sunlight and blue sky again. See more »

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Version of Lassie (1994) See more »

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Good for little kids...
6 April 2002 | by Douglas_HolmesSee all my reviews

Mostly harmless, this film is just more Wonderdog rubbish starring a trained animal act and a small, blond guy who deserved better than this. I always thought Jon Provost was a capable child actor even if he wasn't a great one.

A bore for anyone over ten years of age, although it was nice to see Richard Kiel boosting his career after being in the ghastly excuse for a home movie, "Eegah."


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