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It's a Dog's Life (1955)

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88 min | Drama, Comedy

A bull terrier tells his life story, from the streets of the Bowery to a life of luxury.
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Paul Vogel (as Paul C. Vogel)
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John D. Dunning (as John Dunning)
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Updated Dec 22, 1955

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Dec 23, 1955 (United States)

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45 cast members
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Jeff Richards
Patch McGill Patch McGill   See fewer
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Jarma Lewis
Mabel Maycroft Mabel Maycroft   See fewer
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Edmund Gwenn
Jeremiah Edward Emmett Augustus Nolan Jeremiah Edward Emmett Augustus Nolan   See fewer
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Dean Jagger
Mr. Wyndham Mr. Wyndham   See fewer
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Willard Sage
Tom Tattle Tom Tattle   See fewer
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Sally Fraser
Dorothy Wyndham Dorothy Wyndham   See fewer
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Richard Anderson
George Oakley George Oakley   See fewer
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J.M. Kerrigan
Paddy Corbin Paddy Corbin   See fewer
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Wildfire
Wildfire - a Dog Wildfire - a Dog   See fewer
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Walter Bacon
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Besser
Dog Catcher (uncredited) Dog Catcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Blagoi
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Oliver Blake
Dogcatcher with Net (uncredited) Dogcatcher with Net (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Bloom
Citizen (uncredited) Citizen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chet Brandenburg
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Phil Chambers
Carney (uncredited) Carney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russell Custer
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Anna Dewey
Mother Mary (uncredited) Mother Mary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Diamond
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harvey B. Dunn
Pawnbroker (uncredited) Pawnbroker (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Favor
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Duke Fishman
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Jack Gargan
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Michael Jeffers
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Sid Kane
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Colin Kenny
Butcher (uncredited) Butcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Kulky
Grainger (uncredited) Grainger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Leavitt
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Owen McGiveney
Malloy (uncredited) Malloy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eve McVeagh
Elsa, Piano Player (uncredited) Elsa, Piano Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Merrill
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Frank Mills
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Irving Mitchell
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Vic Morrow
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William H. O'Brien
Valet at Dog Show (uncredited) Valet at Dog Show (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Power
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Robert Robinson
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Dick Ryan
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Scott Seaton
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Charles Sherlock
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J. Lewis Smith
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Stephen Soldi
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Harry Tenbrook
Man at Shoeshine Stand (uncredited) Man at Shoeshine Stand (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Thursby
Old Irishman (uncredited) Old Irishman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeff York
John L. Sullivan (uncredited) John L. Sullivan (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 308 votes