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Lassie : the extraordinary story of Eric Knight and the world's favourite dog

Author: Peter Haining
Publisher: London : Peter Owen ; Chester Springs, PA : Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions Inc., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Lassie's English creator, Eric Knight, drew on first-hand knowledge of 1930s' economic hardship and his collie dog Toots to write 'Lassie Come Home'. His magazine story about an impoverished family from the Yorkshire Dales forced to sell its beloved sheepdog to a Scottish landowner was to establish Lassie as 'the world's favourite dog'. Although MGM's film of 1943 made a star of Elizabeth Taylor, it also marked the
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Lassie.
London : Peter Owen ; Chester Springs, PA : Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions Inc., 2005
(OCoLC)892051149
Named Person: Eric Knight; Eric Knight; Lassie, (Fictitious character); Eric Knight; Lassie, (Fictitious character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Haining
ISBN: 9780720612677 0720612675
OCLC Number: 60611104
Description: 115 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 17 x 17 cm
Responsibility: edited by Peter Haining.
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In 1938, Eric Knight wrote a magazine story about a collie dog, Lassie, which established her as 'the world's favourite dog'; and went on to inspire films, radio, and television shows. This edition  Read more...

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