Painted Hills

Painted Hills

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Director: Harold Kress

Cast: Harold Kress, Lassie the Dog, Paul Kelly, Bruce Cowling

     
 

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Alexander Hull's novel Shep of the Painted Hills was refashioned into a traditional Lassie vehicle by screenwriter True Boardman. The noble collie turns avenger this time out, hoping to bring the murderer of her master to justice. The perpetrator, played by Bruce Cowling, is hounded (no pun intended) into meeting a fate similar to the one he meted out to theSee more details below

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Alexander Hull's novel Shep of the Painted Hills was refashioned into a traditional Lassie vehicle by screenwriter True Boardman. The noble collie turns avenger this time out, hoping to bring the murderer of her master to justice. The perpetrator, played by Bruce Cowling, is hounded (no pun intended) into meeting a fate similar to the one he meted out to the victim. Filmed on a somewhat lower budget than previous Lassie endeavors, The Painted Hills benefits greatly from its all-character-actor cast, headed by Paul Kelly and Ann Doran. The film was lensed in Technicolor, making it a valuable commodity in the formative days of locally-produced color TV in the late 1950s-early 1960s.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/04/2005
UPC:
0096009235390
Original Release:
1951
Rating:
G
Source:
Echo Bridge
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:08:00

Special Features

Digitally mastered; Interactive menus; Scene access; Biography; Quiz

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Lassie the Dog Shep
Paul Kelly Jonathan Harvey
Bruce Cowling Lin Taylor
Gary Gray Tommy Blake
Art Smith Pilot Pete
Ann Doran Martha Blake
Chief Yowlachie Bald Eagle
Don Kay Reynolds Red Wing
Andrea Virginia Lester Actor

Technical Credits
Harold Kress Director
Daniele Amfitheatrof Score Composer
Kenneth Bennett Executive Producer
True Boardman Screenwriter
Chester M. Franklin Producer
Cedric Gibbons Art Director
Alfred Gilks Cinematographer
Harold Lipstein Cinematographer
Leonid Vasian Art Director
Newell B. Willis Editor

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Lassie: The Painted Hills
2. Beginning [7:59]
3. Gift [8:54]
4. Guest [11:11]
5. Betrayal [6:37]
6. Poisoning [5:57]
7. Cure [9:57]
8. Accident [4:42]
9. Denunciation [4:04]
10. Pursuit [6:03]
11. End [1:47]

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