Old Yeller 

Last Updated on: October 5th, 2022

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie Old Yeller  including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Old Yeller  Description

disney old yeller movieWhen his younger brother adopts a frisky lop-eared stray, 15-year-old Travis (Tommy Kirk), acting “man-of-the-house,” tries to shoo him away. But Old Yeller soon proves he is anything but “yellow” when he protects the family farm and saves Travis’ life.



Old Yeller  Fun Facts

  • The film is based on the 1956 novel of the same name by Fred Gipson.
  • The movie was re-released only once, in 1965.
  • The movie yielded a sequel, Savage Sam, in 1963.


Old Yeller  Cast:
  • Fess Parker: Jim Coates
  • Dorothy McGuire: Katie Coates
  • Tommy Kirk: Travis Coates
  • Kevin Corcoran: Arliss Coates
  • Jeff York: Bud Searcy
  • Beverly Washburn: Lisbeth Searcy
  • Chuck Connors: Burn Sanderson


Old Yeller  Crew:
  • Director: Robert Stevenson
  • Producer: Walt Disney
  • Writers: Fred Gipson and William Turnberg
  • Music: Oliver Wallace and Will Schaefer


Old Yeller  Details

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  • Year Released: 1957
  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $6.25 million
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Old Yeller  Trailer:


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