The Spots On My Leopard

  • 1974
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Children's

South Africa's equivalent of a Disney boy-and-his-dog film sees two lonely children, Hopley and de Kock, adopting a wild cheetah. They turn it into a loving pet, only to have it taken from them and put in a traveling circus. Not wanting to see their pet locked up, the children make their way to the circus, steal the cat back, and eventually release it into...read more

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South Africa's equivalent of a Disney boy-and-his-dog film sees two lonely children, Hopley and de Kock, adopting a wild cheetah. They turn it into a loving pet, only to have it taken from them and put in a traveling circus. Not wanting to see their pet locked up, the children make their

way to the circus, steal the cat back, and eventually release it into the wild. Beautiful photography of South Africa combined with a heartwarming, albeit typical, story form--a film that will please undiscriminating family audiences.

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  • Released: 1974
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: South Africa's equivalent of a Disney boy-and-his-dog film sees two lonely children, Hopley and de Kock, adopting a wild cheetah. They turn it into a loving pet, only to have it taken from them and put in a traveling circus. Not wanting to see their pet lo… (more)

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