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The Shaggy Dog (1959) was a Family - Comedy Film directed by Charles Barton and produced by Bill Walsh.

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Walt Disney's The Shaggy Dog

By Rick29 on Mar 19, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Fred MacMurray and his shaggy, car-driving co-star. In hindsight, The Shaggy Dog (1959) was a landmark Disney film. After all, this amusing comedy perfected the formula for the contemporary live-action family films produced by the studio for the next twenty years. It was also the first of Fred MacM... Read full article


Walt Disney's The Shaggy Dog

By Rick29 on Mar 19, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Fred MacMurray and his shaggy, car-driving co-star. In hindsight, The Shaggy Dog (1959) was a landmark Disney film. After all, this amusing comedy perfected the formula for the contemporary live-action family films produced by the studio for the next twenty years. It was also the first of Fred MacM... Read full article


Three Days of Fred: The Shaggy Dog (1959)

By Lindsey on Jan 5, 2016 From The Motion Pictures

A note from Lindsey: I happened to schedule a few Fred MacMurray films in a row, so this week TMP brings to you an impromptu series of posts, THREE DAYS OF FRED! Today we’ll be looking at The Shaggy Dog, with reviews of Where Do We Go From Here? and Never a Dull Moment to follow. Wilby Daniels... Read full article


The Shaggy Dog ( 1959 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 3, 2014 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

In the mid-1950s Walt Disney gave ABC their very first full-hour western television program - Davy Crockett. The series was such a success that the network soon launched many other similar series such as Maverick, Wyatt Earp, and Lawman. These westerns brought ABC so much income that in 1957, when W... Read full article


The Shaggy Dog ( 1959 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 3, 2014 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

In the mid-1950s Walt Disney gave ABC their very first full-hour western television program - Davy Crockett. The series was such a success that the network soon launched many other similar series such as Maverick, Wyatt Earp, and Lawman. These westerns brought ABC so much income that in 1957, when W... Read full article


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Quotes from

Buzz Miller: Hey, Wilby, what is it this time?
Wilby Daniels: What about the seven bucks I loaned you?
Buzz Miller: What about it?
Wilby Daniels: Cough it up. Pop pulled the plug on my allowance.
Buzz Miller: Gee, pal, I'd like to help you out, but you know how it is. I've got a date with Allison.
Wilby Daniels: I'm sick and tired of financing your romances.


Freeda Daniels: There is nothing wrong with girls; they're character building.


Buzz Miller: Great suffering cat!


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The words Wilby Daniels recited from the ring to transform himself were "in canis corpore transmuto."
As a kind of product placement for Walt Disney's associate publisher Dell, a character is seen reading a comic book of Uncle Scrooge 18. This issue, cover-dated June 1957, features the Carl Barks-written adventure "Land of the Pygmy Indians."
Gregory Peck was the second choice for the role of Wilson Daniels.
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