Good-bye, My Lady Movie Review Summary

Actors: Walter Brennan, Brandon De Wilde, William Hopper, Sidney Poitier, Phil Harris

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Directed by William A. Wellman in 1956. Skitter, a 14 years old orphan boy, lives with his uncle Jesse Jackson in the Mississippi swamps. One day, Skitter hears a strange noise in the grass close to the river. He discovers there a dog that does not bark but laughs. Then, Mr. Cash, a hunter, comes with his hunting dogs that don't succeed in catching this strange animal. The following day, Skitter manages to approach the dog and brings it back home.
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Skitter calls the dog "Lady" and decides to tame her and to teach her to hunt birds. Lady is a dog so special that she manages to smell the birds from a distance of more than 100 meters. The journalists hear about her and soon Lady becomes a local celebrity. Then, the real owner of Lady comes to town and Skitter learns that Lady is a dog of a very rare African breed, worth a lot of money.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Animal or Object Story    -   Yes Kind of animal or object:    -   dog

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Forest?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   river

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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