Cinema: Disney Double

The Ugly Dachshund is actually a Great Dane pup named Brutus. Hubby Dean Jones surreptitiously plants Brutus in a litter of "dachsies" belonging to Wife Suzanne Pleshette, who refers to herself and the little darlings as "I and the girls." Any other movie would proceed at once to the indicated psychoanalysis, but Walt Disney prefers to describe how Brutus devastates the household and resolves his identity crisis by winning Best of Breed in the dog show. Such comedies as this one are too wholesome for kids, too foolish for dog fanciers, and a sure...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!