Friday, December 11, 2015

Friday's Film Adaption: Willie the Squowse by Ted Allan

For young readers, this book follows the heroic adventures of a young squirrel.

A squirrel becomes the guardian angel for an impoverished family.

Release Date: March 1, 1950
Release Time: 87 minutes

Jimmy Durante as Mr. Louie Amendola
Terry Moore as Rosalinda Amendola
Tom Drake as Peter 'Pete' Dingle
Frank Orth as Mr. Frank Dingle
Sara Haden as Mrs.Katie Dingle
Queenie Smith as Mrs. Amendola
Chick Chandler as Phil Davis
Jimmy Conlin as Joe Mahoney
Rupert an animated squirrel
Hugh Sanders as Mulligan
Don Beddoe as Mr. Haggerty
Candy Candido as Molineri - Florist
Clancy Cooper as Police Lt. Saunders
Harold Goodwin as Callahan - F.B.I. Man
Frank Cady as Mr. Taney - Tax Investigator

Trailer(Colorized Reissue as A Christmas Wish)


Author Bio:
Ted Allan (1916-1995) was a playwright, actor, screenwriter, novelist, and biographer. A dedicated Young Communist, Allan's works include "This Time a Better Earth" (1939) and "Love Is a Long Shot" (1984), which won the Stephen Leacock Award. "The Scalpel, the Sword: The Story of Doctor Norman Bethune" (1952) is his best-known work.



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B&N  /  ALL MOVIE  /  WIKI  /  IMDB  /  TCM

Colorized Reissue as A Christmas Wish

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