Dondi

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...
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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.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/1/2009
  • UPC: 883316225110
  • Original Release: 1961
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  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / B&W
  • Time: 1:40:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 58,094

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 Jr. 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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