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Savage Sam (1963)

Approved | | Western, Family, Adventure | 1 June 1963 (USA)
Travis, Arliss, and Lisbeth are captured by Apaches while Old Yeller's son, Sam, tracks their trail.

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Travis, Arliss, and Lisbeth are captured by Apaches while Old Yeller's son, Sam, tracks their trail.

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The fury of an untamed land! See more »


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Film debut of Marta Kristen. See more »

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Towards the end when Bud Searcy makes his miracle shot at great distance, the Indian falls off his horse the instant the trigger is pulled. At that distance there should have been a slight delay. See more »

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Savage Sam And Me
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A worthwhile follow-up to Old Yeller
12 February 2005 | by (Washington State) – See all my reviews

We all know that "Old Yeller" is a classic. It will always stand out as one of the best live-action Disney films of its time. With that said, does any kind of follow-up film deserve any attention? "Savage Sam" certainly does. It is another well made Disney adventure. Classic? Almost, but "Old Yeller" was a tough act to follow.

I found "Savage Sam" refreshing because it made no attempt to be anything like "Yeller". Sam the dog is not a threat to anyone. In this movie, he is also not the center of attention. This story is different; Travis and Arliss are older. That's how it should be. Six years passed between the release of the movies.

Brian Keith was great in this film. Here, he is supposed to be the younger brother of Fess Parker's character in "Yeller". I really liked him here.

As another DVD in my Disney collection, everyone in the family enjoyed it. I give it *** out of four stars.


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