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The Shaggy Dog
Directed by:
Charles Barton

"The Shaggy Dog" (also known as "The Hound of Florence", "Geremia, cane e spia", "Geheimnisvolle Struppi, Der") is a Family/Comedy/Fantasy film directed by Charles Barton, released on March 19 of 1959 in the USA , starring Fred MacMurray, Jean Hagen, Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello, Tim Considine and Kevin Corcoran.

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Who directed "The Shaggy Dog":

The Shaggy Dog was directed by Charles Barton, an American director, producer, actor, and cinematographer.

Before The Shaggy Dog, Charles Barton had directed Dance with Me Henry, released in 1956, Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952), The Milkman (1950), Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949), Africa Screams (1949), and Mexican Hayride (1948). Since, he directed Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus, released in 1960.

When was "The Shaggy Dog" released:

The Shaggy Dog was initially released on Thursday, March 19, 1959, in the United States. Also released on this day was Green Mansions (dir. Mel Ferrer). This was sixty (60) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, December 02, 1959 in France; Tuesday, October 20, 1959 in Germany; Thursday, December 17, 1959 in Italy; Thursday, November 26, 1959 in Australia and on Friday, December 11, 1959 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Shaggy Dog":

At the casting of The Shaggy Dog we find Fred MacMurray, previously seen in Good Day for a Hanging (1959) and There's Always Tomorrow (1956); Jean Hagen (The Big Knife (1955), Latin Lovers (1953)); Tommy Kirk (Old Yeller (1957)) [ more... ]

  • Gordon Jones and Fred MacMurray, Tommy Kirk, James Westerfield, Forrest Lewis also appeared in The AbsentMinded Professor, released in 1961.
  • Gordon Jones and Fred MacMurray, Tommy Kirk, James Westerfield, Forrest Lewis also appeared in Son of Flubber, released in 1963.
  • Kevin Corcoran and Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello also worked together in Babes in Toyland, released in 1961.
  • Fred MacMurray, Tommy Kirk and Kevin Corcoran can also be seen in Bon Voyage!, released in 1962.
  • Jacques Aubuchon and Alexander Scourby, Strother Martin also worked together in The Silver Chalice, released in 1954.

What is the Storyline of "The Shaggy Dog":

Wilby Daniels is constantly misunderstood by his father, Wilson. Wilson thinks Wilby is crazy half the time because of his elder son's often dangerous inventions. As a retired mailman who often ran afoul of canines, he has a hatred of dogs, and he can't understand why his younger son, Montgomery "Moochie" wants a dog so badly.

Wilby and his self-centered rival Buzz Miller take a new French girl, Franceska Andrassy, to the local museum. Wilby gets separated from the other two, who leave without him. [...]

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