Canine Silent Stars (Rin-Tin-Tin) Movies on DVD
Rin-Tin-Tin trots along mightily in this silent adventure. In this thrilling outing, everyone's favorite hero canine is rescued by the daughter of a lighthouse keeper. When greedy rum-runners hold the young woman and her father (who has gone blind) hostage, Rinty shows his bite is as good as his bark! William Collier, Jr., Louise Fazenda co-star. 61 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score; bonus short "The Snip" (1920). Silent with music score.
Is Rin-Tin-Tin about to be put down for a crime he didn't commit? In this enthralling silent adventure, the noble canine is blamed for the ravaging of a herd of sheep at the claws of a menacing condor. When a child becomes the winged predator's next victim and is abducted, it's up to the daring dog to come to the rescue. John Harron, June Marlowe co-star. 69 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.
This early, silent Rin-Tin-Tin opus offers something of an origin story for the remarkable pooch before shifting to his adult life as the guardian of co-star Walter McGrail. When fur trader McGrail gets trapped in the unforgiving Canadian wilderness, Rinty saves the day. Claire Adams, Pat Hartigan co-star. 75 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score; bonus short "Hustling For Health" (1919). Silent with music score.