This lame attempt at resurrecting the "Lassie" series is nothing more than a badly scored tearjerker that even children will find dim. Nasty guy Roberts tries to manipulate grandpa Stewart into selling his prize-winning California vineyards. When that fails he steals Lassie away from her
young owner and takes the collie to the Rockies, where she escapes and makes a long and torturous (for the audience anyway) journey back to California and her master. The musical score is downright hideous, with everyone from Stewart to Lassie (voice provided by none other than the "You Light Up
My Life" girl, Debby Boone) singing at the drop of a hat. It's films like this that sca...