Tag: Lassie

Dog Tales III: Lassie’s Last Legs at MGM (1948-1951)

Dog Tales III: Lassie’s Last Legs at MGM (1948-1951)

July 10, 2011 | By

Part 3 of Dog Tales spans the last 4 Lassie films in MGM’s franchise. In addition to an Editor’s Blog, there’s a DVD review of Hills of Home (Warner Home Video), followed by film reviews of The Sun Comes Up + Challenge to Lassie (both 1949), and The Painted Hills (1951)…

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Film: Painted Hills, The (1951)

Film: Painted Hills, The (1951)

July 10, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / P to R . Film: Weak/ DVD Transfer: n/a / DVD Extras: n/a Label: n/a/ Region: n/a / Released: n/a Genre: Family / Lassie Synopsis: A dog seeks revenge for murdering its owner – a tireless and kind-hearted prospector. Special Features: n/a . . Review: The fact MGM pumped […]

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DVD: Hills of Home (1948)

DVD: Hills of Home (1948)

July 9, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / H . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Warner Home Video/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: February 1, 2011 Genre: Family / Lassie Synopsis: A country doctor struggles to meet the needs of his patients, and train his dog to overcome a fear […]

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VHS: Sun Comes Up, The (1949)

VHS: Sun Comes Up, The (1949)

July 9, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / S . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: n/a / DVD Extras: n/a Label: Warner Home Video / NTSC / Released: n/a Genre: Family / Lassie Synopsis: An opera singer recuperates in a country house after the death of her only child, and finds herself growing fond of the local kids, […]

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VHS: Challenge to Lassie (1949)

VHS: Challenge to Lassie (1949)

July 9, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / C . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: n/a / DVD Extras: n/a Label: Warner Home Video/ NTSC / Released: n/a Genre: Family / Lassie Synopsis: A local pub owner tirelessly defends Lassie against a vagrancy charge which could lead to her death. Special Features: n/a . . Review: […]

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DVD: Courage of Lassie (1946)

DVD: Courage of Lassie (1946)

April 9, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / C . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Warner Home Video/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 24, 2004 Genre: Family / Lassie / Drama / War Synopsis: Laddie the dog runs away from his master and becomes a war dog in 1943. […]

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Film: War Dogs (1942)

Film: War Dogs (1942)

April 9, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / V to Z . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: n/a/ DVD Extras: n/a Label: n/a/ Region: n/a / Released: n/a Genre: Drama / War / Propaganda Synopsis: A boy donates his beloved dog to the war effort. Special Features: n/a . . Review: For poverty row studios like […]

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Dog Tales I: Lassie (1943-1945)

Dog Tales I: Lassie (1943-1945)

March 29, 2011 | By

Editorial blather + links to reviews in a new pooches-on-film series, starting with the first two entries in MGM’s Lassie series – Lassie Come Home and Son of Lassie – newly wrapped up in a 2-disc set from Warner Home Video…

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DVD: Lassie Come Home (1943)

DVD: Lassie Come Home (1943)

March 29, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / J to L . Film: Very Good / DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Warner Home Video/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 24, 2004 Genre: Family / Lassie Synopsis: After being sold to a wealthy dog breeder, a beloved family collie risks its life trekking […]

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DVD: Son of Lassie (1945)

DVD: Son of Lassie (1945)

March 29, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / S . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Warner Home Video/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 24, 2004 Genre: Family / Lassie Synopsis: Lassie’s son Laddie proves his mettle (and shows he does indeed have some brains) by helping Joe escape from the Nazis […]

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