Pound (film)

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Pound FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Robert Downey Sr.
Written by Robert Downey Sr.
Starring Charles Dierkop
Don Calfa
Antonio Fargas
Chuck Green
Marshall Efron
Robert Downey Jr.
Music by Charley Cuva
Cinematography Gerald Cotts
Edited by Bud Smith
Pound Company
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
  • 1970 (1970)
Running time
92 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Pound is a 1970 American film written and directed by Robert Downey Sr.[1] It was based on The Comeuppance, an Off-Off Broadway play written by Downey in 1961. It is about several dogs, along with a Siamese cat and a penguin, at a pound, as they await being euthanised; the animals are played by human actors. The film marks the acting debut of Downey's son, Robert Jr., as a puppy.


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  1. ^ "Pound". The New York Times.

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