A lovable mutt thwarts kidnappers. A-h-h-h-h-h. Much of the film is shot from a dog's-eye view, and this technique works perfectly. The human actors are okay but not as cool as the canine star, a veteran of TV's "Petticoat Junction" series. The title song was nominated for an Oscar! Sequel: FOR THE LOVE OF BENJI.

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A stray dog sets out to rescue two kidnapped children in Benji (1974), directed by Joe Camp and starring Christopher Connelly.
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