The emotional story of a boy, his grandfather, and his dog. The boy's dream of becoming a great classical painter appears shattered when his loving grandfather dies.
Nello (David Ladd) and his grandfather live a poor, unhappy life, until they find a wounded dog by the side of the road. They care for their new ?friend?, who recovers and gives Nello the hope to pursue his dream of becoming an artist. Also starring Donald Crisp and Theodore Bikel. Directed by James B. Clark and based on the novel by Ouida.