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    A Bob Weatherwax PATSY Award from "Big Jake," 1971. The award founded in 1939 by The American Humane Association and given to the trainers of animal actors [an acronym for 'Picture Animal Top Star of the Year' or 'Performing Animal Television Star of the Year']; a wooden base with a tile and a small brass placard reading "Award of Excellence - 1971 / Laddie (Dog) / Bobby Weatherwax, Owner-Trainer / Big Jake," the poor pup who came to a bad end in the 1971 National General Pictures film starring John Wayne. (Please note there are scratches on the wood portion due to age.)
    11" x 10"

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    This award was consigned directly to Heritage by Robert Weatherwax, the celebrated Hollywood animal trainer as well as the son of Rudd Weatherwax, the original owner and trainer of the first "Lassie" from the 1943 MGM film "Lassie Come Home." The senior Weatherwax also handled the various Collie dogs for the long-running 1954-1971 CBS Television series "Lassie."


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    14th Friday
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