The Shaggy Dog

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The Shaggy Dog
Directed byCharles Barton
Produced byWalt Disney
Bill Walsh
Written byLillie Hayward
Bill Walsh
from the novel by
Felix Salten
StarringFred MacMurray
Jean Hagen
Tommy Kirk
Annette Funicello
Tim Considine
Narrated byPaul Frees (opening only)
Music byPaul J. Smith
CinematographyEdward Colman
Production
company
Distributed byBuena Vista Distribution
Release date
  • March 19, 1959 (1959-03-19)
Running time
104 min.
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
French
Latin Spanish
Budgetunder $1 million[1]
Box office$8.1 million (est. US/ Canada rentals)[2]

The Shaggy Dog is a 1959 Walt Disney movie. It stars Fred MacMurray, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, and Annette Funicello. It is based on the story, The Hound of Florence by Felix Salten. It was Disney's first live-action movie. A sequel was made in 1976 called The Shaggy D.A. which stars Dean Jones, Tim Conway, and Suzanne Pleshette.

References[change | change source]

  1. Charles Tranberg, Fred MacMurray: A Biography, Bear Manor Media, 2014
  2. "1959: Probable Domestic Take", Variety, 6 January 1960 p 34