The Littlest Outlaw 

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

The Littlest Outlaw (1955 Movie)

“The Littlest Outlaw” is a live-action adventure film released by Walt Disney Productions in 1955. The film was directed by Roberto Gavaldón and produced by Walt Disney himself.

Set in Mexico, the story revolves around a young boy named Pablito, played by Andrés Velázquez, who becomes an outlaw after he befriends a bull named Gitano. The bull is mistreated by its owner, and Pablito takes it upon himself to protect the animal from harm. This leads to a series of adventures as Pablito and Gitano escape from the bullfighting ring and face various challenges together.

Throughout the film, Pablito’s compassion and determination to protect Gitano serve as a powerful message about the importance of kindness, empathy, and standing up for what is right. The movie also explores themes of friendship and the bond between humans and animals.

“The Littlest Outlaw” is notable for being one of the first Disney films to be shot on location in a foreign country. It features beautiful cinematography, capturing the vibrant landscapes of Mexico and showcasing its rich culture and traditions.

While not as well-known as some of Disney’s animated classics, “The Littlest Outlaw” remains a charming family film with heartwarming themes and memorable characters. It is a testament to Disney’s commitment to telling diverse and culturally rich stories that resonate with audiences of all ages.

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  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $1.6 million
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  • Pedro Armendáriz: Gen. Torres
  • Joseph Calleia: Padre
  • Rodolfo Acosta: Chato
  • Andrés Velázquez: Pablito
  • Laila Maley: Celita
  • Pepe Ortiz: Himself
  • Gilberto González: Tiger
  • José Torvay: Vulture
  • Jorge Treviño: Barber
  • José Ángel Espinoza: Señor Garcia
  • Enriqueta Zazueta: Señor Garcia
  • Irving Lee: Gypsy
  • Carlos Ortigoza: Doctor
  • Margarito Luna: Silvestre
  • Ricardo Gonzáles: Marcos


  • Director: Roberto Gavaldón

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