Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog (1961)

Greyfriars Bobby poster

Walt Disney Productions
 Donald Crisp, Laurence Naismith
Directed by: Don Chaffey

Synopsis: The true story of a small dog in Scotland who stayed loyal to his master even after the man’s death.

Kitty Cameos: When Bobby goes to Edinburgh in search of his master he encounters a rather angry tortoiseshell cat on the street who hisses at him.

Greyfriars Bobby - tortoiseshell cat hissing

Greyfriars Bobby - tortoiseshell cat arching back

Greyfriars Bobby - angry tortoiseshell cat

Later after Bobby takes up residence in the Greyfriars cemetery, he spots a tuxedo cat one morning.

Greyfriars Bobby - tuxedo cat crouching by grave

Bobby chases the cat who takes refuge on a stone ledge above the ground where the dog can’t reach him (or her).

Greyfriars Bobby - tuxedo cat chased by dog Bobby

Greyfriars Bobby - tuxedo cat crouching on stone ledge

Final Mewsings: Scottish cats don’t tolerate dogs too well.

Many thanks to Ted Davis for letting us know about this movie.

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