It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog (1946)

Genres - Comedy, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Film  |   Release Date - Aug 26, 1946 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 70 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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This 20th Century-Fox cheapie stars Carole Landis as a pretty detective and Allyn Joslyn as a fast-talking reporter ever on the verge of losing his job. Landis is entrusted with a large, troublesome Doberman pinscher named Rodney, who is docile only around her. After numerous Disney-like complications with Rodney showing up where it shouldn't, Landis uses the dog to help her track down a gang of racketeers. Joslyn, who mistakenly believes that Landis and Rodney have recently participated in a hold-up, goes along for the ride, rescuing his lady love and getting a swell story in the bargain.

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accusation, friendship, anchorperson, animal, bar [pub], black-market, complications, criminal, detective, dog, editor, employment, exclusive, false-accusation, fast-talking, gangster, help, investigation, lady, owner, private-detective, problems, rackets [corruption], reporter, rescue, robbery, tavern, tracking [following]