Git! (1965)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Animal Picture  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Git! tries very hard within its low-budget limits to offer Disney-style family entertainment. Jack Chaplain plays 17-year-old Deke, who rescues a woebegone Irish setter from a sorry demise. Teaming up with Elaine (Heather North), the daughter of widowed dog-breeder Andrew Garrett (Richard Webb), Deke tries to transform the pooch into a first-class hunting dog. Not that there aren't any setbacks: in fact, the film is virtually nothing but setbacks for the people the audience cares about. During its 92-minute running time, Git! manages to accommodate three songs, none of them as interesting as the dogs paraded before the camera.



love, animal, daughter, dog, hunting, kennel, orphan, rescue, silence, widow/widower