The Biscuit Eater

The Biscuit Eater (1972)

Length:92.5 minutes
Format:HD
Kids?:Yes
Rating:G
This classic film proves that nothing warms the heart like the story of a boy and his dog. Lonnie (Johnny Whitaker) and Text (George Spell) are two friends determined, against all odds, to turn a misfit hound into a hero. Tennessee farmer and dog trainer Harve McNeil (Earl Holliman) tells his son Lonnie that his dog, Moreover, is a good-for-nothing "biscuit eater." But Lonnie and Text won't give up on the outcast, determined to beat the odds in time to prove he has championship potential. Featuring valuable lessons about honesty, friendship and fair play -- your family will love this endearing story. This program is presented as originally created. It may contain outdated cultural depictions.
IMDB Rating5.7/10 stars from 281
ActorsEarl Holliman (Harve McNeil)
Patricia Crowley (Mary Lee McNeil)
Lew Ayres (Mr. Ames)
Godfrey Cambridge (Willie Dorsey)
Beah Richards (Charity Tomlin)
Clifton James (Mr. Eben)
Directors
Vincent McEveety
Producers
Bill Anderson