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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All the heart, all the excitement of a great frontier adventure!
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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
If that don't beat all. I never saw such a dog.
And you won't never see another one like him.
Referenced in Beyond the Mat
Lyrics by Hazel George
(as Gil George)
Music by Oliver Wallace
Sung by Jerome Courtland See more