Rusty Saves a Life Poster

Release Date: 1949

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 8 min

Plot Summary
Young Danny Mitchell (Ted Donaldson) and his pals are supposed to inherit a house from a local homeowner. But, when the man dies before completing his will, his adult nephew, Fred (Stephen Dunne), gets the place. Soon, Fred is at odds with Danny and his friends. And when Fred is hostile to the boys, his gal, Lyddy Hazard (Gloria Henry), rethinks their relationship. Meanwhile, poor swimmer Fred takes an unintentional dunk in a local river, and it's up to Danny's dog, Rusty, to lend him a paw.

Cast: Ted Donaldson, Gloria Henry, Michael Dunne

Director: Seymour Friedman

Genres: Drama

Keywords: 1940s, Small town, Rescue, Emotional, Growing up, Endearing, Love interest, Quest