(1969), starring Bill Mumy
, as young Sterling North, with his "ringtailed wonder" pet raccoon, Rascal.
Rascal is a film about the reminiscence of a newspaper editor and the pet raccoon of his adolescence. It was released in 1969 by Walt Disney Pictures.
The movie is a dramatization of Sterling North's 1963 "memoir of a better era." Born near Edgerton, Wisconsin, North was a former literary editor for newspapers in Chicago and New York City. The movie relates a year in the life of young Sterling North (portrayed by Bill Mumy) and his "ringtailed wonder" pet raccoon, Rascal. Although set in Wisconsin, circa 1917, the movie was filmed in California.
The book 
As is often the case, this film differs from its source material, the award-winning book Rascal (book). North's sister, the poet and editor Jessica Nelson North, is not a character in the film.
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