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Old Yeller (1957)

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83 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A teenage boy grows to love a stray yellow dog while helping his mother and younger brother run their Texas homestead while their father is away on a cattle drive. First thought to be good-for-nothing mutt, Old Yeller is soon beloved by all.
Writers
Fred Gipson (screenplay by) (based on the book "Old Yeller" by) | William Tunberg (screenplay by)
Cinematographer
Charles P. Boyle (photographed by)
Editor
Stanley E. Johnson (as Stanley Johnson)
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Release date
Jul 10, 1959 (United States)
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8 cast members
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Dorothy McGuire
Katie Coates Katie Coates   See fewer
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Fess Parker
Jim Coates Jim Coates   See fewer
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Jeff York
Bud Searcy Bud Searcy   See fewer
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Chuck Connors
Burn Sanderson Burn Sanderson   See fewer
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Beverly Washburn
Lisbeth Searcy Lisbeth Searcy   See fewer
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Tommy Kirk
Travis Coates Travis Coates   See fewer
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Kevin Corcoran
Arliss Coates Arliss Coates   See fewer
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Old Yeller (uncredited) Old Yeller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.3 / 10 | 11,616 votes