Sgt. Stubby

Sgt. Stubby

An American Hero

DVD - 2018
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The true story of a stray dog who joins his new master on the battlefields of the First World War. For his valorous actions, Sgt. Stubby is still recognized as the most decorated dog in American history.
Publisher: Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2018
ISBN: 9786317565180
631756518X
Branch Call Number: 7.914 Sg
Description: 1 videodisc (84 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for war action and some thematic elements

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ncs1961
Apr 15, 2019

It's a movie with the look of a cartoon - and that's OK. Geared toward all ages audience, the animation style may make it more accessible to some (if sharing it with kids under 12, preview it - some war scenes may be too scary). Of interest as a "feel good" story about a rescue dog, as well as for its glimpse into WW! era history - USA isolationism, influenza, Gen Patton cameo, Armistice Day.

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milirick
Apr 07, 2019

This is a funny lossely based story of an actual dog of war. I read about the real Stubby a few years ago and was happy to take this out. I wish the extra features were better and had an actual documentary about Stubby, but that is a minor point.

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Chiefie_2
Feb 15, 2019

This movie is not just an animated dog like it states on the Internet, the whole ting is done in really poor animation.
What a shame to waste such a great, interesting true war story on some cheap animation. Any child over 6 would pick up on this.

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laneyg85
Jan 19, 2019

This movie absolutely blew me away, it was just so good! This dog was a true war hero and I'm so glad they finally made a movie about him. It was heartwarming, funny, and just had the perfect combination of everything all mixed together. I loved seeing the actual pictures of Stubby at the end and I felt compelled to research more about him after seeing this movie. I would definitely recommend this movie to everyone!!

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sugsrplum
Jan 12, 2019

A heartwarming, inspirational tale that 's almost unbelievable--except it's true. I would recommend that everyone, young and old, see this film. Be prepared to laugh, cry, and be awed at the amazing, super-human feats Stubby accomplished. The real-life newspaper photos of this remarkable canine were awe-inspiring. Be sure to view the "bonus features" that offer background information about Stubby's accolades and history. Stubby's story should be part of every high-school textbook that deals with World War I.

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