The Shaggy Dog 1959

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The Shaggy Dog ★★½ 1959 (G)

When young Wilby Daniels utters some magical words from the inscription of an ancient ring he turns into a shaggy dog, causing havoc for family and neighbors. Disney slapstick is on target at times, though it drags in places. Followed by “The Shaggy D.A.” and “Return of the Shaggy Dog.” 101m/B VHS, DVD . Fred MacMurray, Jean Hagen, Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello, Tim Considine, Kevin Corcoran; D: Charles T. Barton; C: Edward Colman.