Lassie (1954 TV series) Lassie is an American television series that follows the adventures of a female Rough Collie dog named Lassie and her companions, both human and animal. The show was the creation of producer Robert Maxwell and animal trainer Rudd Weatherwax and was televised from September 12, 1954, to March 25, 1973.
Famous dogs RIP. After “Lassie Come Home,” Pal starred in six other MGM Lassie films from the mid-1940s to the early 1950s, as well as the two pilots for the “Lassie” television series filmed in 1954. For the original film, Pal earned a salary more than twice as large as his co-star, Elizabeth Taylor.
Founded: Sep 18, 1927
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The Dog That Played Lassie. Lassie became a movie star despite starting life as a spirited, unwanted pup. In 1940 Rudd Weatherwax and his brother, Frank, had just started their own Studio Dog Training School, opting to run their own business rather than continue to work for others.
Sep 12, 1954 · With Lassie, Jon Provost, June Lockhart, Hugh Reilly. The ongoing saga of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie.
Most folks will also cite the long white blaze down her muzzle. But the original Lassie, from the seminal novel by Eric Knight, was described as “a beautiful tricolor collie,” meaning she is mostly black, with the familiar white markings, and touches of sable.
Jan 18, 2016 · Lassie is an American television series that follows the adventures of a female Rough Collie dog named Lassie and her companions, both human and animal.
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1. Lassie from seven Lassie films. The first animal actor to play the iconic collie was actually a male dog named Pal. Pal portrayed Lassie in Lassie Come Home, plus six other movies and two television pilots. Though the show was picked up, Pal was ready to retire after 11 years in the industry.
Lassie: Tommy Rettig, Jan Clayton, Jon Provost, Cloris Leachman, Hugh Reilly, June Lockhart, Robert Bray, Jack De Mave
Lassie. Lassie is a fictional character created by Eric Knight; she is a female Rough Collie dog, and is featured in a short story that was later expanded to a full-length novel called Lassie Come-Home. Knight’s portrayal of Lassie bears some features in common with another fictional female collie of …
Created by: Eric Knight
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