Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860's. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited stay with the family, Travis reluctantly adopts the dog. After a series of scrapes involving raccoons, snakes, bears, and all manner of animals, Travis grows to love and respect Old Yeller, who comes to have a profound effect on the boy's life. Written by
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When Travis shoots the gun at the end of the movie. The hammer doesn't move but the gunshot is heard. See more
Papa, you ain't forgetting the horse.
Now Papa, you know I've been aching all over for a good horse to ride. I've told you time and again.
What you're needing more than a horse is a good dog.
Yes sir, but what I'm wanting most is a horse.
Alright, you act a man's part and I'll bring you a man's horse.
Lyrics by Hazel George
(as Gil George)
Music by Oliver Wallace
Sung by Jerome Courtland See more