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Citizen canine - Wendy Mitchell

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Title
Citizen canine - dogs in the movies
Author
Wendy Mitchell
format
Hardback
Publisher
Laurence King Publishing
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20200210

This charming and adorable collection of the best cinematic dogs is sure to delight dog lovers and movie-goers alike. The Citizen Canine pack includes sixty of the bravest, cutest and furriest pooches ever to grace the silver screen. Covering 100 years of films from top-billed hounds like Lassie and Benji to comedic scene-stealers like Asta from Bringing Up Baby and Puffy from There's Something About Mary, all your favourite furry friends are here. Whether you have a canine companion or just wish you did, Citizen Canine is your perfect guide to dogs, movies and the magical moments when they come together.

A light, entertaining introduction covers the history of dogs in movies, from Charlie Chaplin to contemporary indie darlings, while fun facts and stories from behind the camera bring the all the featured films to life.

Find all about the tricks trainers used to train these canine actors, the following are included in the book:
Scraps (A Dog's Life)
Toto (The Wizard of Oz)
Matisse (Down and Out in Beverly Hills)
Sandy (Annie)
Cujo (Cujo)
Hooch (Turner & Hooch)
Beethoven (Beethoven)
Chance (Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey)
Fly (Babe)
The puppies (101 Dalmatians)
Buddy (Air Bud)
Lou (Cats & Dogs)
Shaggy (The Shaggy Dog)
Sam (I Am Legend)
Marley (Marley & Me)
Rocco (The Drop)
Bailey (A Dog's Purpose)

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Wendy Mitchell is a contributing editor for Screen International. She has been a staff writer and editor atEntertainment Weekly, IndieWire and Rolling Stone and has written for The Guardian, Variety, Time Out New York, Glamour and Billboard. She consults for film festivals including San Sebastian, Zurich, Rotterdam and Goteborg.

'This fabulous book features all your favourite canine actors, with delightful 'behind the scenes' commentary alongside images from classic films.'
Daily Mail

'The "awws" start on the contents page: 60 different dog-tag graphics, one for every movie in this a-paw-able tome covering a century of cinema.'
Total Film

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Dogs in motion pictures.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
128

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