Unable to continue caring for the dog, John returns Lassie to MacFarland, but she escapes from his barn once again. It was the fifth feature film starring the original Lassie, a collie named , and the fourth and final Lassie film starring. Persuaded that Lassie merely responded instinctively to a sound she associated with her owner, the judge agrees to spare Lassie's life by making her a free citizen of Edinburgh, a status exempting her from licensing laws. Jock's good friend John Traill is prepared to find a good home for Lassie but no matter how hard he tries, she always manages to get away and despite any obstacles put in her way, manages to get back to Jock's grave. The image quality is excellent. Things still look bad for Lassie, though, and when a bugle is sounded in the distance, she runs out of the courtroom, which is seen as an indication that she is a wild dog.
Available: Google Play, iTunes Store, YouTube Jock Gray Donald Crisp stumbles upon an ownerless puppy named Lassie and decides to raise the youthful canine as his own. Lassie in this movie is played by Pal, the original Lassie--arguably the finest animal actor of all time. Lassie's journey back to the graveyard is a long and treacherous one, but she eventually arrives there safely. The dog is adopted by the soldiers and later makes a daring escape from the walled fortress and returns to the graveyard. This film displays good production values all the way through.
If you have any queries, please contact us via ebay. When he is beaten to death by robbers after he retires, Lassie keeps vigil over his grave and refuses to let anyone else take ownership of her. This review is for the actual item I received from Amazon. As like all the other Lassie films, it's entertainment at its finest, and is viewable for young children, as well. As John Traill, the dog's master, pleads his case before the judge, he recalls the time, one year earlier, when he first met Lassie: One day, during an Edinburgh street market fair, John's friend, Jock Gray, discovers the young stray Lassie and, recognizing in her the characteristics of a champion collie, decides to keep the dog until she is claimed by her owner. Please check our item page for various shipping methods that we offer.
Payment We accept payment via Paypal for all our items. Shipping We process all orders as soon as payment clears. Challenge to Lassie 1949 76 min Jock Gray Donald Crisp stumbles upon an ownerless puppy named Lassie and decides to raise the youthful canine as his own. It was fun to see Lassie as a puppy. There you will find many reviews without regard to the delivery mechanism. This is a Great Movie. Instead, they burned the movie on the old-fashioned, purple dye type disc that are only good for around 5 - 7 years.
Please check our Return Policy on the item page for more details. John concludes his testimony about how he came to know Lassie, and as the apparently unswayed appeals judge is about to deliver his verdict, the courtroom is stormed by children bearing a sum of money collected to pay for Lassie's license. After his death, the dog keeps a constant vigil beside her master's grave in , which is in violation of the local dog laws. Instinctively, the orphaned Lassie keeps a watch over Jock's grave in Greyfriars churchyard, and when the caretaker ejects her, she finds her way back to John's inn. The story is the same as Greyfriars Bobby, which a few years later was filmed as a Disney production, but you can never have too many versions of a good story. It all comes to a head when a local magistrate orders her destroyed for not having a license leading Traill to take his case to a higher court.
When she is unclaimed, he takes her as his own and calls her Lassie. We look forward to doing business with you on ebay. It featured Geraldine Brooks on the cover with Lassie and was in a case. Although Lassie learns fast and proves to be an invaluable friend to Jock, Jock is troubled by the thought that her owner may be looking for her, so he decides to leave Lassie with his boss, MacFarland. In an Edinburgh, Scotland courthouse, in the year 1860, an appeals court trial is underway to determine the fate of a collie named Lassie. To prove that she not wild, John leads the judge to Jock's gravesite, where he knows Lassie has gone. Feeling a deep bond to her former owner, Lassie returns each day to his grave despite the efforts of Jock's friend John Edmund Gwenn to find Lassie a new home.
The photography is magnificent, the film is well-cast with familiar faces. Disappointed in the physical disc. The Lassie version holds up well today, especially because of its period setting. Both versions are now out of print and no version has been released, however it airs periodically on. Her late owner's friend John Traill , his law student son William , and the keepers of the graveyard struggle to keep Lassie hidden from the zealous police Sergeant Davie and the town.
Furthermore, the judge takes pleasure in assigning Sergeant Davie the task of personally answering questions by passersby relating to Lassie's fame. John then persuades Jock to take Lassie with him on his journey to the northern part of the country, but tragedy strikes when Jock and Lassie are attacked in an alley by two thieves. Lassie's prospects become dire when the local sheriff detains Lassie, threatening to put her down. If you are not a registered user please send us an email to info filmaffinity. Looking for excitement, adventure, thrills?. But if you're looking for a pleasant, mild family film that you can relax and enjoy, this one is a real treat. He is the only human advocate who will speak up for the dog.
However, the law requires that all dogs be leashed and licensed by a legal owner. Lassie keeps the attackers away, but Jock is injured badly and dies the next day. The story takes place in Scotland where Lassie is a young sheep dog. Her master is killed by beggars, and she can only grieve at his grave. Set in in 1860, the film tells the story of a named whose master, Jock Gray, is killed by robbers in.