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Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is Coming Home on DVD + Sgt. Stubby Activity Packet

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Based on an incredible true story, the heartwarming, family-friendly animated adventure, SGT. Stubby: An American Hero deploys on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital and On Demand December 11, 2018. 

SGT. Stubby: An American Hero DVD

SGT. Stubby: An American Hero depicts the little-known true story of the unbreakable bond between a young soldier and a stray dog on the brink of America’s entry into World War I. For his valorous feats, Stubby is still recognized today as the first dog promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the U.S. Army and the most decorated dog in American history.  He is also widely considered the forerunner to the U.S. Army’s working dog program. The delightful animated film shows the world that the greatest heroes can come from the unlikeliest places.

With the “War to End all Wars” looming, the life of Army “doughboy” Robert Conroy is forever changed when a little stray dog with a stubby tail wanders into a training camp in New Haven, Conn. Conroy gives his new friend a meal, a name, a family and the chance to embark on an adventure that would define a century.

SGT. Stubby: An American Hero Blu-ray and DVD both include a digital copy along with a behind-the-scenes featurette with cast interviews, a documentary short about the real Sgt. Stubby, never-before-seen production art and a historic photo gallery of the early 20th-century world as depicted in the film. Rated PG for War Action and Some Thematic Elements.

Special Features:

  • “The Making of a Hero” Featurette with Behind-the-Scenes Footage and Cast Interviews
  • “Real to Reel” The True Story of Sgt. Stubby
  • “Animating History” The Art of Sgt. Stubby
  • Historical Image Gallery
  • Spanish Subtitles « Closed Captioning « Descriptive Audio

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About the Real-Life Stubby: Before he was a hero, Stubby was homeless, unwanted, unwashed and unloved, scrounging for scraps on the streets until he was taken in by Private First Class Robert Conroy of the 102nd Infantry Regiment, 26th “Yankee” Division.

In France, Stubby saw frontline action in four offensives and 17 battles. He found wounded soldiers, saved an entire company by alerting the men to don gas masks and even caught a German spy.  After the recapture of Château-Thierry, the women of the town made him an embroidered jacket that would serve as Stubby’s uniform and display his numerous awards throughout the rest of his career.

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Returning home to a hero’s welcome, Stubby and Conroy toured the country leading victory parades and met three sitting U.S. presidents, among other honors.

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