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A Dog of Flanders

A Dog of Flanders(1960)

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The following written acknowledgment appears at the end of the film: " A Dog of Flanders was filmed entirely on location in Holland and Belgium. We wish to thank all the people of those two countries whose kindness and cooperation made this possible. We further wish to express our sincere gratitude to Father Weleerwaarde Herr Vanheirkon for permitting us to film the interior of the Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp." The New York Times review misspelled several of the actors' names, including the dog's. A Dog of Flanders won the Grand Prix at the 1960 Venice Children's Film Festival. For information about earlier films based on Ouida's novel, please see the entry for the 1935 RKO film A Dog of Flanders in AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1931-40. Subsequent projects based on the novel include an animated television series which was broadcast in Japan in 1975, and the 1999 Woodbridge Films production A Dog of Flanders, directed by Kevin Brodie and starring Jeremy James Kissner and Jack Warden.