Dog of the Regiment (1927)

Genres - Drama, Romance, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Adventure  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This silent drama presents a fictional biography of the courageous canine Rin-Tin-Tin. The tale begins as an American lawyer arrives in Germany to help prevent his client from being cheated out of her estate by a German shyster. When the Yankee wins the case, the girl and her dog Rinty are filled with gratitude. Shortly after WW I erupts, the American returns to Europe as a pilot. He is shot down over Germany and crashes. As luck would have it, he is rescued by brave Rin-Tin-Tin and his mistress who works as a Red Cross volunteer.

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war, America, animal, animal-rescue, barnstorming, client, con/scam, dog, escape, estate, firing-squad, friendship, Germany, girl, gratitude, journey, lawyer, mistress, rescue, salvage, volunteer, wound [injury]