Cheryl Ladd's ex-husband, David Ladd, played the part of Nello in a previous film adaptation of A Dog of Flanders (1960).
Aloise! Aloise! Aloise! Answer me! Aloise!
Nicholas Cogez: Oh thank God!
Aloise: I'm sorry, Papa. I fell asleep.
Nello: Master Cogez it was all my fault. I wanted to paint her picture...
Nicholas Cogez: Do you have even idea how worried we've been, Nello? That's all that matters. If you have any ...
Just before we see the traveling circus camp, Eloise's hair has braids in it. They disappear after she gets up and makes her way to the camp.
Two versions of the film exist: one with a main title sequence, set upon a aerial view of forests and valleys, after the first scene and another with the opening credits inserted into the first scene.
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