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Lassie - the New Beginning


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Children's adventure drama featuring the famous loyal collie.
Lassie lives in Arizona with a cantankerous old lady and her two grandchildren. When the old lady dies, Lassie protects the children on a dangerous journey to find their uncle.
Director Don Chaffey (1978)
SEE FILMS pages 32-41


Director: Don Chaffey
Stuart Stratton: John Reilly
Kathy McKendrick: Lee Bryant
Sheriff J D Marsh: Gene Evans
Samantha Stratton: Sally Boyden
Chip Stratton: Shane Sinutko
Buzz McKendrick: Jeff Harlan
Dr Amos Rheams: David Wayne
Ada Stratton: Jeanette Nolan
Dr Spreckles: John McIntire
Asa Bluel: Charles Tyrner

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