Pound (film)

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Pound FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed byRobert Downey Sr.
Written byRobert Downey Sr.
StarringCharles Dierkop
Don Calfa
Antonio Fargas
Chuck Green
Marshall Efron
Robert Downey Jr.
Music byCharley Cuva
CinematographyGerald Cotts
Edited byBud Smith
Pound Company
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • 1970 (1970)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited States

Pound is a 1970 American comedy 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 is best known for marking the acting debut of Downey's son, Robert Downey Jr., as Puppy.


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

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