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Old Yeller (1957) - Plot Summary Poster

(1957)

Plot Summary

  • 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>
  • A boy brings a yellow dog home. The dog loves the family as much as they love him, but can the love last ?

    - Written by Glenn J. Schworak <glenn@g-world.com>

Synopsis

Not long after the end of the Civil War, a young family settles in a community called Salt Licks, Texas...

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