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Old Yeller is a american film of genre Drama directed by Robert Stevenson released in USA on 25 december 1957 with Dorothy McGuire

Old Yeller (1957)

Old Yeller
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Released in USA 25 december 1957
Length 1h23
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy-drama,    Adventure,    Western
Rating72% 3.6464853.6464853.6464853.6464853.646485

Old Yeller is a 1957 American family tragedy film produced by Walt Disney. It stars Tommy Kirk, Dorothy McGuire and Beverly Washburn. It is about a boy and a stray dog in post-Civil War Texas. It is based upon the 1956 Newbery Honor-winning book of the same name by Fred Gipson. Gipson also cowrote the screenplay with William Tunberg. Its success led to a sequel, Savage Sam, which was also based on a book by Gipson.

Synopsis

In 1860s post-Civil War Texas, Jim Coates (Fess Parker) leaves home to work on a cattle drive, leaving behind his wife Katie (Dorothy McGuire), older son Travis (Tommy Kirk) and younger son Arliss (Kevin Corcoran).

Actors

Dorothy McGuire

(Katie Coates)
Fess Parker

(Jim Coates)
Kevin Corcoran

(Arliss Coates)
Tommy Kirk

(Travis Coates)
Jeff York

(Bud Searcy)
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