Lassie was one of the most beloved dogs in all of Hollywood. From
rescuing Timmy from a well to untying kidnapped victims, Lassie does
Based on the original novel by Eric Knight, Lassie is the adventurous
collie which began as a short story in the Saturday Evening Post. The
story of Lassie was expanded into a novel and then Lassie Comes Home
was filmed in 1943. The radio show was produced between 1947-1950,
years before the award winning television show.
Sponsored by Red Heart dog food and treat companies, the radio series stars Lassie under various dog names including "Jumpy" and "Tramp."
The collection is a dog gone good time and includes such dramatic plots as:
- "Jumpy" the heroic dog can save a baby from a big one-eyed cat and helping lock the vicious animal in "the jug",
- "Tramp" despite being afraid of the water from being thrown in the river as a pup, he saves a boy from overflowing river
- Brave, injured and starving "Laddy" fights off a bear for food then after long travels, returns safely to his mistress' home.
For more adventurous animals, see also: Adventures of Champion (Gene Autry's Horse), Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, The Challenge of the Yukon, and the Original OTRCAT Dog Collection.