The Biscuit Eater (1940)

The Biscuit Eater


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The Biscuit Eater is what is known in Hollywood as a "sleeper"--a small, unpretentious film that catches on with the audience and turns into an unexpected hit. Child actor Billy Lee plays the son of southern bird dog trainer Richard Lane. Lee adopts a dog named Promise, who turns out to be a "biscuit eater"--a dog that refuses to hunt for anything but its own food. Ordered by his father to get the dog off his property, Lee and his African-American friend Cordell Hickman secretly train Promise, … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Kids & Family, Classics
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Written By: Stuart Anthony, Lillie Hayward
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as Lonnie

as McNeill

as Sermon

as Mrs. McNeill

as Field Judge

as Field Judge
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