asta & folksAstaAsta appeared in the ‘Thin Man ‘ films with Robert Powell and Myrna Loy who played Mr and Mrs Charles.  He was the child they never had and went everywhere with his human parents.  All PackedThey took him on trains, in taxis, on planes, cruise ships… even to restaurants. asta at sea

 

 

 

 

 

In return Asta entertained and carried out important intelligence missions sussing out the bad guys.  Often when Mr Charles was caught in a jam asta would know exactly what to do to get him out of it.  astatangleAlways on hand to chase a gangster up a tree, disarm a femme fatale with his winning smile or to distract an ex- con from carrying out yet another petty attempt at revenge.

Asta directsReally though Asta was just your average adorable pooch and lived for his rewards.

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