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Old Yeller (1957)

Approved | | Family, Drama, Adventure | 25 December 1957 (USA)
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A boy brings a yellow dog home. The dog loves the family as much as they love him, but can the love last ?

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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 David Mullich <dmullich@aol.com>

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Disney debut of Tommy Kirk & Kevin Corcoran. See more »

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When Rose (the cow) is acting up and refusing to allow Travis to milk her, Old Yeller is called into the pen. We are led to believe that Old Yeller's presence caused Rose to behave herself. However, it's obvious that what actually happened was that Rose was replaced with a much calmer cow. We know this because the calm "Rose" is wearing a different harness. See more »

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Jim Coates: Now and then, for no good reason, life will haul off and knock a man flat.
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Featured in Hollywood's Top Ten: You're an Animal (2011) See more »

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Old Yeller
Lyrics by Hazel George (as Gil George)
Music by Oliver Wallace
Sung by Jerome Courtland
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A Disney Classic
20 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

Old Yeller is one of Disney's Best. Superb performances all around, a very touching (especially for dog lovers, it might even be to painful for some i.e. my wife) with a very heart-wrenching ending. They don't make them like this any more. If you enjoyed Old Yeller, may I recommend you give The Yearling a try. Which is even better (if possible) than Old Yeller.


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