Glow In The Bark (Rainbow Bridge)
Lnl So Stephanie (Rainbow Bridge)
Divine Bliss (Rainbow Bridge)
Tommy Romano (Rainbow Bridge)
Monty(Rainbow Bridge)
Divine Bull "Bullet" (Rainbow Bridge)
RBI Cantu (Rainbow Bridge)

Sunday, April 05, 2009

Mrs. Brown in the movie plus Greys in other movies

This is a still from the movie "Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter". It is a film by the 60's band "Herman's Hermits". It is quite interesting and, Mrs. Brown (The Greyhound), has a very prominent part in the movie. The movie is hard to find, but it is worth while for any greyhound lover. The list below is one I have made with all of the greyhound movie's that I know about.

The Outcast 1934
Wild Boy 1934
Dark Hazard 1934
(Excellent movie with Edward G. Robinson. He is a gambler that falls for "Dark Hazard")
Johnny Eager 1942
(Johnny starts up a dog track and has a retired dog as a pet. The greyhound is in several scenes)
The Gay Dog 1954
Jumping For Joy 1956
The Runaway 1956
(A boy steals a greyhound pup and runs away with it. A priest helps him train it and race it.)
Good Will Hunting 1967 (Very short scene)
Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter 1968
(Mrs. Brown is a winning greyhound and the band takes her to London for the big race.)
Steptoe & Son / Steptoe & Son Ride Again (DVD) 1973
(Harold gets drunk and buys a greyhound thinking it will win for him at the track. It turns out that the hound needs glasses to correct its vision so they get contact lenses for it.)
Race For Survival 1978
(Many scenes with the greyhound "Smokey". He escapes from a Cheetah and is friends with a lion)
Gus Brown and Midnight Brewster 1985
Cheetah 1989

(Short scene of the Cheetah racing Greyhounds at the end of the movie)
Gone to the Dogs 1991
The Simpsons "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" Season 6 Episode 20 1995
Good Guys Bad Guys, Australian TV, Series 1, Episode 03 "Gone To The Dogs" 1997

(The dog's owner gets in trouble with some gangsters by taking their money to keep her dog out of the race, but she wants to race it anyway. Elvis has to figure a way to win and pay their money back.)
The Castle 1999
(Australian film about a guy fighting City Hall to protect his home from airport expansion. He has greyhounds at home.)
Evelyn 2002
(Very short scene of dog race. Excellent Movie)
Good Boy 2003
(The Italian Greyhound is one of the main characters with talking dogs. There is a visit from extraterrestrial dogs to check on earth dogs progress to run the planet.)
Man About Dog 2004
(Three Irish guys get a greyhound from a lady after helping her fix a dog race. They try to race it but it won't chase the artificial lure. They discover after they sell it to some Travelers, that it is a good coursing hound so they steal it back. Very funny movie)
The Honeymooners 2005
(Ralph and Norton buy a greyhound to win money to buy a house for their wives. The outcome of the race is exactly the same as the Steptoe and Son movie.)
The Mighty Celt 2005
( A very sad movie about a greyhound kennel owner and a boy that works for him.)
Kingdom of Heaven 2005 (Very short scene)
Charlie Wilson’s War 2007 (Very short scene)

I have seen some of these movies and some I am waiting to see. Some are rare and hard to find on TV or on DVD.
Netflix is a good source and so is Tuner Classic Movies.
Some of the British and Australian films will require a DVD player that will play PAL format movies and display them on your NTSC TV.
This is a link to a site with even more movies and other sources with greyhounds.

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