Release dateMarch 17, 1959 (1959-03-17) WriterOuida (story), Ted Sherdeman Music directorPaul Sawtell, Bert Shefter CastDavid Ladd (Nello Daas), Donald Crisp (Jehan Daas), Theodore Bikel (Piet van Gelder), Max Croiset (Mr. Cogez, the Miller), Monique Ahrens (Corrie), Siobhan Taylor (Alois) Similar moviesSkyfall, Mortdecai, Ghostbusters II, Shiloh, Vertigo, Blue Is the Warmest Color
TaglineWonderful family entertainment the whole world will love!
Based on the famous 19th-century novel, this is the tale of Nello (David Ladd), a Flemish boy who dreams of becoming an artist. Nello is being raised by his grandfather, Jehan Daas (Donald Crisp), and the impoverished pair support themselves by delivering milk from a cart with the aid of their dog, Patrasche. When Daas dies, Nello is evicted and alone until he meets painter Piet van Gelder (Theodore Bikel), who takes the boy in and encourages his artistic talents.
A Dog of Flanders is a 1960 film, starring Donald Crisp and David Ladd, based on the 1872 novel of the same name by Ouida. The movie was directed by James B. Clark.
The love and friendship of a boy and his dog as the boy tries to become an artist like his idol, Peter Paul Reubens.
Snow Prince. Old Yeller (1957). James B Clark directed A Dog of Flanders and The Big Show. Donald Crisp appears in A Dog of Flanders and Greyfriars Bobby. Donald Crisp appears in A Dog of Flanders and Home Town Story.
Patrasche is played by Spike the Mastador, hes best known for playing the title character, Old Yeller.