The story of Rin-Tin-Tin

rin-tin-tin-featuredOne of the most beloved dogs in our history is the story of Rin-Tin-Tin. He was a German Shepherd dog that was rescued on the WWI battlefield by Lee Duncan, who was an American solider. Rin-Tin-Tin later became a movie star; there were over 20+ movies made with him, and it led to a large increase of popularity for these dogs as pets across North America.

In 2007, a movie was made titled Finding Rin-Tin-Tin, which tells the story of Lee Duncan finding him in France during the war and then later on how he made a movie star out of him. Here is a trailer of the movie below:

If you would like to watch the whole video, it's available on Amazon, and it will stream right to your computer. You can sign up for a one month free trial so it doesn't cost you a thing, and watch this movie with your kids or grandkids this weekend. Click here to get your free Amazon video account and the movie.

rin-tin-ebookAlso today.... and free as an Amazon promotion, you can download a copy of the book (Kindle version) titled Rin-Tin-Tin: The Movie Star. It's a biography of both Rin-Tin-Tin and Lee Duncan, his owner and trainer.

Ann Elwood, the author, says about the book: It places their lives in the context of their times, especially France, where they met, and Hollywood, where Rin-Tin-Tin became a star. At the heart of the book are the questions: “Why did a dog, at that particular time, become so famous?” and “How much of the legend of Rin-Tin-Tin is really true?”

Click here to download your copy, and learn the whole story behind one of the most beloved dogs our world has ever seen.

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