With Lee Aaker, James Brown, Rin Tin Tin II, Joe Sawyer. Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.
Rescued from a battlefield during World War I, the German Shepherd Rin Tin Tin went on to become one of the top stars of the silent era making 27 films. Rinty died on this date in 1932 at the age of Photo of Rinty from the L.
On the day Hollywood canine superstar Rin Tin Tin died at age of 16 in dog years), Jean Harlow, who lived across the street from his master, Lee Duncan, went over to cradle the dog's head in her lap as the famous canine died.