Tommy Kirk and Dorothy McGuire in trailer for "Old Yeller" (1957)
Old Yeller is a 1957 Walt Disney movie. It stars Tommy Kirk, Fess Parker, Kevin Corcoran, Dorothy McGuire, and 'Spike'. It is based on a book by Fred Gipson. The movie is about a boy and a stray dog in post-Civil War Texas. A sequel called Savage Sam followed in 1958.