Rascal
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Rascal, the Sterling North novel that has been a longtime fixture of Scholastic Magazine book clubs, was given Tiffany treatment by the Disney studios in 1969. Bill Mumy plays young Sterling North, whose Wisconsin childhood is enriched through his friendship with a stray raccoon. Though lacking the emotional depth of the novel, the film is distinguished by the lovingly detailed outdoor photography that has always been a Disney hallmark. Likewise a "regular" in the Disney canon are scenes of animals wreaking comic destruction and wild chase sequences, and Rascal does not flag when… More

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"Walt Disney Productions, after adapting (Sterling) North's book, gives us a raccoon so talented that you wonder if Gentle Ben and Flipper aren't under-achievers."
‑ Gene Siskel, Chicago Tribune
"The ringtail rocks!"
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, StaciWilson.com
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