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Savage Sam (1963)

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

Director:

Norman Tokar

Writers:

Fred Gipson (novel), Fred Gipson | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Brian Keith ... Uncle Beck Coates
Tommy Kirk ... Travis Coates
Kevin Corcoran ... Arliss Coates
Dewey Martin ... Lester White
Jeff York ... Bud Searcy
Marta Kristen ... Lisbeth Searcy
Rafael Campos ... Young Warrior
Slim Pickens ... Willy Crup
Rodolfo Acosta ... Bandy Legs
Pat Hogan ... Broken Nose
Dean Fredericks ... Comanche Chief
Brad Weston Brad Weston ... Ben Todd
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Storyline

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

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Two tough Texans take on the whole Apache nation! See more »


Certificate:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Apachernes dal See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$6,540,000
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia

Stunt man Robert 'Buzz' Henry taught Marta Kristen how to ride for the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Bud Searcy makes his miraculous shot, it is the character on the right that falls to the ground. The previous shot showing Lizbeth and her Indian captor clearly show the Indian on the left from the perspective of Bud Searcy. See more »

Connections

Edited into The Magical World of Disney: Savage Sam: Part 1 (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Savage Sam And Me
By Terry Gilkyson
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A worthwhile follow-up to Old Yeller
12 February 2005 | by GEM-20See 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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