Rin Tin Tin Overview

Rin Tin Tin
Date of Birth
Sep 10, 1918
Birth Place:
Germany

Biography

German shephard dog found in a German trench during World War I by an American captain; the captain brought him back to Los Angeles and trained him to work in films. Remarkably, the dog -- first onscreen in The Man from Hell's River (1922) -- became extremely popular in a series of films and serials, and his films were the main source of revenue for Warner Brothers for several years; he thus...