Shaggy Dog - Old English sheep dog featured in the Walt
Disney movie The Shaggy Dog (1959).
In reality, the Shaggy
dog was a teenager named Wilby Daniels (Tommy
Kirk) who had been changed into a canine when he spoke a magical
Borgia spell "In Canis Corpore Transmuto" that was inscribed on an
amulet. In order to be released from this spell, Wilby had to
perform an heroic act.
A number of sequel films rehashed this tale of a shape-shifting teen.
They included: The Shaggy D.A. (1976) starring Dean Jones; the
made-for-TV movie The Return of the Shaggy Dog (1987); the
made-for-TV movie The Shaggy Dog (1994); and feature film
remake The Shaggy Dog, (2005) with Tim Allen (of HOME
A dog named Sammy's Shadow played the role of The Shaggy Dog in
the original film.
Annette Funicello, The Shaggy Dog and
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