"War Dogs" - a 1942 film (63 minutes, 52 seconds)

A young boy donates his pet, a police dog, to the army to be trained as a war dog.

Amazon.com Editorial Review:
"A dramatic World War II feature that overflows with propaganda, War Dogs is an American story about a boy and his dog in wartime. Though the movie was intended to encourage dog donations to the Dogs for Defense, it became a commercial success with winning performances from both the actors and their furry companions. Little Billy Freeman has a tough life of poverty, brought on by his veteran father's alcohol abuse. Billy's dog Pal is conscripted to join the Dogs for Defense by a clever judge to pay for his thieving. Though initially hard on Billy and Pal, but heartwarmingly the dog proves to be a quick learner and an excellent Army Dog. The Dog is put to duty guarding a factory that is sabotaged by the Germans, and it's up to Pal and Billy to save the factory - and Billy's father who works there. This inspirational film is entertaining from start to finish."

See IMDB for cast and other information.

This public domain movie may be viewed at the Internet Archive. You may also view the movie by clicking on the poster (above).

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