Directed by Robert Stevenson, "Old Yeller" (also known as "Zanna gialla", "Sein Freund Jello") is a Family/Drama/Adventure/Western film, released on December 25 of 1957 in the USA . Dorothy McGuire is starring, alongside Fess Parker, Jeff York, Chuck Connors, Beverly Washburn and Tommy Kirk.
All the heart, all the excitement of a great frontier adventure!
Who is the director of "Old Yeller":
Old Yeller was directed by Robert Stevenson, an English director, writer, producer, and actor.
Before directing Old Yeller, Robert Stevenson had directed Johnny Tremain, released in 1957, The Las Vegas Story (1952), My Forbidden Past (1951), Walk Softly, Stranger (1950), To the Ends of the Earth (1948), and Dishonored Lady (1947). Since, he directed Darby O'Gill and the Little People, released in 1959, Kidnapped (1960), The AbsentMinded Professor (1961), In Search of the Castaways (1962), Son of Flubber (1963), and The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964).
When was "Old Yeller" released:
Old Yeller was first released on Wednesday, December 25, 1957, in the United States. Also released on this day were The Enemy Below (dir. Dick Powell) and Paths of Glory (dir. Stanley Kubrick). This was sixty-one (61) years ago.
It has been released on Tuesday, March 10, 1959 in France; Tuesday, February 03, 1959 in Germany; Saturday, November 22, 1958 in Italy; Thursday, August 07, 1958 in Australia and on Sunday, March 15, 1959 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Old Yeller":
At the casting of Old Yeller we find Dorothy McGuire, previously seen in Friendly Persuasion (1956) and Trial (1955); Fess Parker (Westward Ho the Wagons! (1956), Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1956)); Jeff York (Johnny Tremain (1957), Westward Ho the Wagons! (1956)) [ more... ]
What is the Storyline of "Old Yeller":
The Coates family consists of father Jim (Fess Parker), mother Katie (Dorothy McGuire), older son Travis (Tommy Kirk) and a younger son Arliss (Kevin Corcoran). The family is so poor the children have never seen a dollar bill, other than worthless Confederate dollars.
While Jim is away on a cattle drive, Travis hooks Jumper, the family mule, up to a plow and sets off to work in the cornfield. Meanwhile, a scruffy "Old Yeller," a Labrador Retriever/Mastiff mix, visits the family uninvited, while [...]
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