Dondi

Dondi

Director: Albert Zugsmith

Cast: Albert Zugsmith, David Kory, David Janssen, Patti Page

     
 

Based on a popular comic strip, this touching children's drama centers on an adorable saucer-eyed Italian war orphan who sneaks into the U.S. by stowing away aboard a returning naval ship. He did this in part to be with the benevolent soldiers who showed him kindness on the Christmas Eve before the war ended. Once they dock in New York, poor Dondi's friends go their…  See more details below

Overview

Based on a popular comic strip, this touching children's drama centers on an adorable saucer-eyed Italian war orphan who sneaks into the U.S. by stowing away aboard a returning naval ship. He did this in part to be with the benevolent soldiers who showed him kindness on the Christmas Eve before the war ended. Once they dock in New York, poor Dondi's friends go their separate ways and he ends up lost and having several adventures alone until happiness and peace return in the form of one of the sailors.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/01/2009
UPC:
0883316225110
Original Release:
1961
Rating:
NR
Source:
Warner Archives
Presentation:
[B&W, Wide Screen]
Time:
1:40:00
Sales rank:
49,253

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Kory Dondi
David Janssen Dealey
Patti Page Liz
Walter Winchell Himself
Mickey Shaughnessy Sergeant
Robert Strauss Sammy Boy
Arnold Stang Peewee
Louis Quinn Dimmy
Gale Gordon Colonel
Dick Patterson Perky
Susan Kelly Lt. Calhoun
John Melfi Jo-Jo
Bonnie Scott Gladdy
William Wellman Ted
Nola Thorp Candy
Joan Staley Sally

Technical Credits
Albert Zugsmith Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Charles Arrico Costumes/Costume Designer
Rudy Butler Set Decoration/Design
Stanley Campbell Makeup
Edward A. Curtiss Editor
Gus Edson Producer,Screenwriter
William Glasgow Art Director
Carl Guthrie Cinematographer
Roger J. Weinberg Costumes/Costume Designer

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