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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Moe Di Sesso was born on April 20, 1924 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He worked in film and television as an animal trainer from the late 1960's into the 1990's, including training the dog Sandy in the movie version of "Annie" and Arnold the pig in "Green Acres." He died on July 2, 2007 in Newhall, California. Photograph caption dated January 26, 1957 reads, "Moe Disesso, 32, of 13618 Van Nuys Blvd., Pacoima, puts Jimmy, 6-year-old Raven, through his paces. Trainer was cited by Fish and Game Commission for keeping wild non-game birds without a permit. Disesso has obtained a permit and will be able to keep his flock of feathered movie actors. Jimmy has appeared in 27 films and can load a six-shooter faster than some cowboys."
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Di Sesso, Moe Animal trainers--California--Los Angeles Ravens--California--Los Angeles Animals as actors--United States Animals in motion pictures Telephones Valley Times Collection photographs