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Savage Sam (1963)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Family | 1 June 1963 (USA)
Travis, Arliss, and Lisbeth are captured by Apaches while Old Yeller's son, Sam, tracks their trail.

Director:

Norman Tokar

Writers:

Fred Gipson (novel), Fred Gipson | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Brian Keith ... Uncle Beck Coates
Tommy Kirk ... Travis Coates
Kevin Corcoran ... Arliss Coates
Dewey Martin ... Lester White
Jeff York ... Bud Searcy
Marta Kristen ... Lisbeth Searcy
Rafael Campos ... Young Warrior
Slim Pickens ... Willy Crup
Rodolfo Acosta ... Bandy Legs
Pat Hogan ... Broken Nose
Dean Fredericks ... Comanche Chief
Brad Weston Brad Weston ... Ben Todd
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Storyline

Travis, Arliss, and Lisbeth are captured by Apaches while Old Yeller's son, Sam, tracks their trail.

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Taglines:

All the strength and splendor of the Savage West! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Apachernes dal See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$6,540,000
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia

Walt Disney thought that Tommy Kirk should have been billed above Brian Keith in the credits because he had more screen time and the film represented some of the young actor's best work. See more »

Goofs

When Bud Searcy makes his miraculous shot, it is the character on the right that falls to the ground. The previous shot showing Lizbeth and her Indian captor clearly show the Indian on the left from the perspective of Bud Searcy. See more »

Connections

Follows Old Yeller (1957) See more »

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Savage Sam And Me
By Terry Gilkyson
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Unsatisfying follow-up
16 September 2011 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

Not that many people, even among those who are big fans of OLD YELLER, know that a sequel was made to that beloved movie. Seeing the sequel today, I think I know why this sequel quickly drifted out of the public's conscious. Despite the movie having the name of the family dog in its title, there are large chunks of the movie where the dog is off camera. (And why is Sam shown to have a dark colored coat of hair when in the first movie as a puppy, he had golden hair?) Also, the characters of the little brother and the teenage girl are off camera for a sizable chunk of time as well. The biggest problem the movie has is that there isn't as much excitement or big feelings about anything like the first movie had. It's as if the movie was trying to be as mediocre as possible. Still, some loutish viewers may get a few laughs from how uncomfortable Tommy Kirk seems to be in the scenes where he's paired up with a female love interest.


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