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The Son of Rusty


[[Feature~V83214~The Adventures of Rusty~adventuresofrusty]] was Columbia Pictures' low-budget answer to MGM's [[Feature~V131229~Lassie~lassie]] series. This boy-and-his-dog effort starred Ted Donaldson and a German Shepherd. The first [[Feature~V178212~Rusty~rusty:thegreatrescue]] film paid its way, so Columbia hastily fashioned a sequel, Son of Rusty. The basic premise of the first film-a vicious dog tamed by love-could not be logically used twice, so the filmmakers relied on the old "separate boy and...more