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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A motion picture to remember with glowing pleasure!
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Did You Know?
In the Friends episode "The One Where Old Yeller Dies," Phoebe said her mother always turned off the movie after Old Yeller saved the family from the pack of wolves. She never saw the part where Travis had to shoot Old Yeller until she saw Monica, Rachel, Ross and Richard watching the movie. See more
When Travis shoots the gun at the end of the movie. The hammer doesn't move but the gunshot is heard. 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 The Mask
Lyrics by Hazel George
(as Gil George)
Music by Oliver Wallace
Sung by Jerome Courtland See more