The Shaggy Dog

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The Shaggy Dog
Directed by Charles Barton
Produced by Walt Disney
Bill Walsh
Written by Lillie Hayward
Bill Walsh
from the novel by
Felix Salten
Narrated by Paul Frees (opening only)
Starring Fred MacMurray
Jean Hagen
Tommy Kirk
Annette Funicello
Tim Considine
Music by Paul J. Smith
Cinematography Edward Colman
Studio Walt Disney Productions
Distributed by Buena Vista Distribution
Release date(s)March 19, 1959 (1959-03-19)
Running time 104 min.
Country United States
Language English
Latin Spanish
Budget under $1 million[1]
Money made $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