DirectorStuart Heisler Music directorFriedrich Hollaender CountryUnited States
Release dateMay 22, 1940 (1940-05-22) (New York City) Based onthe short story "The Biscuit Eater"
by James H. Street WriterStuart Anthony (screen play), Lillie Hayward (screen play), James H. Street (based on a story by) ScreenplayLillie Hayward, Stuart Anthony CastBilly Lee (Lonnie McNeil), Cordell Hickman (Text Lee), Lester Matthews (Mr Ames), Dick Lane (Harvey McNeil), Fred Toones (Sermon) Similar moviesGood-bye - My Lady (1956), More than Puppy Love (2000), Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season (1999), Old Yeller (1957), Hachi: A Dogs Tale (2009)
TaglineJames Street's Thrilling Saturday Evening Post Story, bought to the screen as a Heart-Warming Story of Youth!
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The Biscuit Eater is a 1940 children's film starring Billy Lee and Cordell Hickman as two kids who raise a runt of a dog. It was named one of the Top Ten Films of 1940 by the National Board of Review. Walt Disney Productions made a 1972 remake under the same title.