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Pal is a Actor born on 4 june 1940 at North Hollywood (USA)

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Birth 4 june 1940 at North Hollywood (USA)
Death 1958 (at 17 years)

Pal (June 4, 1940 – June 1958) was a Rough Collie performer and the first in a line of such dogs to portray the fictional female collie Lassie in film and television. Pal was born in California in 1940 and eventually brought to the notice of Rudd Weatherwax, a Hollywood animal trainer. In 1943, the dog was chosen to play Lassie in MGM's feature film, Lassie Come Home. Following his film debut, Pal starred in six more MGM Lassie films from the mid-1940s to early 1950s, then appeared briefly in shows, fairs, and rodeos around the United States before starring in the two pilots filmed in 1954 for the television series, Lassie. Pal retired after filming the television pilots, and died in June 1958. He sired a line of descendants who continued to play the fictional character he originated. The Saturday Evening Post said Pal had "the most spectacular canine career in film history".

Usually with

Donald Crisp
Donald Crisp
(4 films)
Alan Napier
Alan Napier
(3 films)
Edmund Gwenn
Edmund Gwenn
(3 films)
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Filmography of Pal (7 films)

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The Painted Hills, 1h30
Directed by Harold F. Kress
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Films about dogs, Musical films
Actors Paul Kelly, Pal, Bruce Cowling, Ann Doran, Gary Gray, Art Smith
Roles Shep (as Lassie)
Rating37% 1.8710851.8710851.8710851.8710851.871085
A prospector named Jonathan Harvey (Paul Kelly), whose faithful companion is a rough collie named Shep, looks after the family of his late partner, Martha Blake (Ann Doran) and her son Tommy (Gary Gray). After years of digging in the hills of California (where the movie was shot), he finally strikes gold. However, before he can share it with the Blakes, his greedy partner Lin Taylor (Bruce Cowling) kills Jonathan and attempts to lay claim on the gold. He poisons Shep, who nearly dies, and nearly kills Tommy, but ultimately Shep recovers and leads Lin into the mountains, where he falls off a cliff to his death.
Challenge to Lassie, 1h16
Directed by Richard Thorpe
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Donald Crisp, Edmund Gwenn, Geraldine Brooks, Pal, Sara Allgood, Alan Webb
Rating63% 3.19413.19413.19413.19413.1941
Jock Gray (Donald Crisp) raises his collie Lassie to be an extraordinary sheep dog and companion. 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. However, the law requires that all dogs be leashed and licensed by a legal owner. With no owner to pay her license and her only "home" being the church graveyard, Lassie faces an uncertain future.
The Sun Comes Up, 1h33
Directed by Richard Thorpe
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs
Actors Jeanette MacDonald, Lloyd Nolan, Claude Jarman Jr., Pal, Johnny Sheffield, Percy Kilbride
Rating67% 3.3862953.3862953.3862953.3862953.386295
Ex-opera singer Helen Lorfield Winter (Jeanette MacDonald) rents a house in the small town of Brushy Gap, in the hills not too far from the Smokies, Blue Ridge, and Atlanta Georgia with her dog, Lassie, after the tragic death of her son. There she befriends Jerry, a young orphan (Claude Jarman Jr.). Growing attached to Jerry, but not wanting children so soon after the death of her own son, Helen leaves Brushy Gap to resume her singing career. While she is away, Jerry is caught in heavy rain returning Lassie home and develops pneumonia. Helen returns to Brushy Gap to find the owner of the house, Thomas Chandler (Lloyd Nolan), nursing Jerry back to health. Soon after Jerry has recovered, the orphanage catches on fire, and Lassie and Tom both rescue Jerry from the blaze. Helen then decides to adopt Jerry and remain in Brushy Gap.
Hills of Home, 1h37
Directed by Fred M. Wilcox
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Edmund Gwenn, Pal, Donald Crisp, Tom Drake, Janet Leigh, Rhys Williams
Rating66% 3.341573.341573.341573.341573.34157
Dr. William MacLure (Edmund Gwenn) a Scottish doctor, adopts Lassie, who has an unnatural aversion to water. The Dr. tries to cure Lassie of her fears, but she remains water-shy.
Courage of Lassie, 1h32
Directed by Fred M. Wilcox
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Pal, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan, Harry Davenport, Selena Royle, Tom Drake
Roles Bill, a rough collie and Kathie Merrick's companion animal
Rating63% 3.193763.193763.193763.193763.19376
A collie pup is separated from his mother and grows to young adulthood in the forest. After being swept away in a torrent and then shot by a young hunter, he is found by Kathie Merrick (Elizabeth Taylor) and carried to her home. With the help of a kindly shepherd, Mr. MacBain (Frank Morgan), she tends him back to health, names him Bill, and teaches him to herd sheep.
Son of Lassie, 1h42
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Transport films, Aviation films, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Peter Lawford, Pal, Donald Crisp, June Lockhart, Nigel Bruce, Donald Curtis
Roles Laddie
Rating64% 3.2454253.2454253.2454253.2454253.245425
In Yorkshire, England, at the estate of the Duke of Rudling (Nigel Bruce), the British Army converted the grounds into a training camp for war dogs. The camp is placed under the supervision of Sam Carraclough (Donald Crisp), the kennel caretaker, who immediately begins the process of selecting the best dogs for training, including Laddie, the young pup of the champion collie, Lassie. Joe Carraclough (Peter Lawford), now an adult, joins the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Second World War. Departing for training school, he is forced to leave behind his dog Lassie and her pup, Laddie.
Lassie Come Home, 1h29
Directed by Fred M. Wilcox
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Pal, Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp, May Whitty, Edmund Gwenn, Elizabeth Taylor
Roles Lassie (as Lassie)
Rating71% 3.5957453.5957453.5957453.5957453.595745
Set in Depression-era Yorkshire, England, Mr. and Mrs. Carraclough (Donald Crisp and Elsa Lanchester) are hit by hard times and forced to sell their collie, Lassie (Pal), to the rich Duke of Rudling (Nigel Bruce), who has always admired her. Young Joe Carraclough (Roddy McDowall) grows despondent at the loss of his companion.