The Story of a Boy Who Risks Everything to Save His Best Friend.
|Despite his father's opposition, an affectionate and loyal eleven year old devotes his spare time to earning enough money to purchase a mistreated dog from its cruel owner.|
"...a boy-and-dog saga with both heart and substance... Susan Stark, Detroit News
Editor's NoteThe bond between a young boy and an amicable blond beagle is tested when the dog is abused and must be rescued from its owner. Based on the Newberry Award-winning children's story by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, this feature also won the prestigious 1997 Genesis Award for Outstanding Feature for spotlighting animal issues with "courage, creativity and integrity."
Cast & Crew
|Dale Rosenbloom - Director|
|Dale Rosenbloom - Screenplay|
|Frank Byers - Cinematographer|
|Mark S. Westmore - Editor|
|Michele Brourman,et. al. - Original Music By|
|Zane W. Levitt, et. al. - Producer|
Plot SummaryWhen young Marty finds a runaway, nameless beagle, the pair become fast friends. Marty instantly wants to adopt the pooch, whom he christens Shiloh. But unfortunately, the pup already has an owner, a very cruel hunter named Judd.| When Shiloh flees from his brutish owner again, Marty decides to hide the canine from Judd. This forces a confrontation, pitting Marty and his family against Judd -- with ownership of Shiloh at stake.