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Pound (1970)

X | | Fantasy | 1970 (USA)
In a pound, eighteen dogs wait to be adopted.

Director:

Robert Downey Sr. (as Robert Downey)

Writer:

Robert Downey Sr. (as Robert Downey)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Madden Joe Madden ... Colonel
James Green James Green ... Honky Killer
Mariclare Costello ... Honky Killer's Wife
L. Errol Jaye L. Errol Jaye ... Police Chief
Carolyn Cardwell Carolyn Cardwell ... Keeper
Charles Dierkop ... Airdale
Lawrence Wolf ... Mexican Hairless
Ching Yeh Ching Yeh ... Siamese Cat
Marshall Efron ... Dachshund
Eric Krupnik Eric Krupnik ... Montana Sheepdog
Elsie Downey Elsie Downey ... Mutt Bitch
Chuck Green Chuck Green ... Mutt
Don Calfa ... Italian Terrier
Stan Gottlieb Stan Gottlieb ... Boxer
Carolyn Groves Carolyn Groves ... Pedigreed Bitch
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In a pound, eighteen dogs wait to be adopted.

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Fantasy

Certificate:

X
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1970 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

In 2005, Robert Downey, Sr. discovered a print of this film in his "cameraman's ex-wife's closet". The print was in such bad shape, that it was impossible to run it through a projector. It has since been digitally scanned and restored. See more »

Connections

References The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) See more »

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Lame Motherfucker
Written and Performed by Charley Cuva
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A Missing Masterpiece
17 February 2012 | by Kenn-15See all my reviews

I just want to agree with REDBEARD above -- I was at that same Uniondale Mini-Cinema screening! (and let's raise a glass to that incredible theater, that gave me my entire teen education in cinema), and haven't been able to see POUND since.

However, the GOOD (maybe GREAT) news, is that in May 2012, Criterion is releasing a boxed set with several of Robert Downey, Sr.'s films, including PUTNEY SWOPE and CHAFED ELBOWS (unfortunately, NOT including POUND or GREASER'S PALACE). At least SOME Robert Downey films are going to be out there for a whole new generation (and this older generation) to see.


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