Famous Pekingese: heroes, muses, pets of celebrities
Pekingese in books
The brave Pekingese Franklin is one of the heroes of E. Peters' book “Goddamn It”.
Pekingese Tsigeyka is a “boa-like” girlfriend of Shashlyk from the Notes of Shashlyk Cat by A. Exler.
In addition, representatives of the breed appear in the works of J. Dale, “The Red Runaway,” J. McCormack, “Friend of the Stud. Notes by a rural veterinarian, "Gloria Mu," Follow the Trail, "J. Fisher," What Your Dog Is Thinking About, "R. Adams," Plague Dogs, "J. Darrell," Mockingbird. "
Pekingese at the cinema
The Pekingese are not frequent guests in the movies, but they can be seen in the films “Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears,” “Mary Poppins, Goodbye!”, “Children of Don Quixote”, “Adjuster”, “Perfumer”, “Little Princess”, in the series "Jeeves and Worcester."
The Pekingese plays the role of Trika Wu in the series based on the works of J. Harriot "On all creatures: beautiful and amazing."
Famous Pekingese Owners
It is believed that of all the dogs that were on the Titanic, only two were saved. One of them is a Pekingese named Sun-Yat-Sen, owned by Henry Slipper. Doggie got into the boat with the owner. Since the boat was almost empty when it moved away from the Titanic, no one objected to the presence of the dog.
Patriarch Alexy II lived with a Pekingese named Pusha.
Among the fans of the breed were noticed Elina Bystritskaya, Alla Demidova, Sofiko Chiaurelli, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Barbara Cartland and Joan Rivers.