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Disney rarities : celebrated shorts, 1920s-1960s

Author: Walt DisneyMargaret J WinklerJoseph P KennedyJack KinneyCharles NicholsAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2005]
Series: Walt Disney treasures.; Disney DVD.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Animation : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of rare animated films by Walt Disney Productions.
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Genre/Form: Animated films
Short films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Juvenile works
Children's films
Drama
Films for the hearing impaired
Children's
Material Type: Animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Disney; Margaret J Winkler; Joseph P Kennedy; Jack Kinney; Charles Nichols; Frank Owen; Jack Hannah; Wilfred Jackson; Ward Kimball; Robert Lawson; Hamilton S Luske; Bill Justice; Clyde Geronimi; Wolfgang Reitherman; Les Clark; Virginia Davis; Don Wilson; Sterling Holloway; Jerry Colonna; Hans Conried; Charlie Ruggles; Bill Thompson; Thurl Ravenscroft; Jerome Courtland; Jeanne Gayle; James MacDonald; Paul Frees; Barbara Jo Allen; Kevin Corcoran; Verna Felton; J Pat O'Malley; Rex Allen; K T Stevens; Billy Storm; Skip Farrell; Ub Iwerks; Rudolf Ising; Hugh Harman; Max Maxwell; Alexander Rannie; Munro Leaf; Milt Kahl; Fred Moore; Al Bertino; Dick Kinney; Dick Shaw; Ken Darby; George Nicholas; Eric Gurney; Bill De la Torre; Oliver Wallace; Bill Peet; Ralph Wright; Milt Banta; Joseph Dubin; Eric Larson; Marc Davis; Clair Weeks; Paul J Smith; William Cottrell; Dick Huemer; Kendall O'Connor; Sonny Burke; Paul Francis Webster; John Sibley; Lance Nolley; Edward Plumb; Winston Hibler; Del Connell; Ted Sears; Ken Anderson; Claude Coats; Leo Salkin; Norm Ferguson; Milt Schaffer; David Detiege; Al Cole; Bob Carlson; Jack Parr; Roy Williams; George Bruns; Cliff Nordberg; Paul Mason Howard; Billy Mills; George Kreisl; Tom Adair; Ted Berman; Mel Leven; Thornton Hee; John Lounsbery; Erni Nordli; Julius Svendsen; Art Stevens; Xavier Atencio; Leonard Maltin; Richard M Sherman; Robert B Sherman; Salvadore Camarata; T Lawrence Seibert; Eddie Newton; Virginia Lee Burton; Ellis Parker Butler; King's Men (Musical group),; Sons of the Pioneers,; Page Cavanaugh Trio,; Mellomen (Musical group),; Laugh-O-Gram Films (Firm),; Winkler Pictures,; Film Booking Offices,; RKO Radio Pictures,; Walt Disney Productions,; Walt Disney Home Entertainment (Firm),; Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 0788859463 9780788859465
OCLC Number: 61673027
Language Note: In English; Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as 32 short animated films between 1923-1962.
Collective title from disc menu & container; individual titles from screen.
Booklet includes an essay by film historian Leonard Maltin.
Melody and Toot, whistle, plunk and boom originally produced as episodes of the Adventures in Music series.
Bonus features: Disc 1: Introduction by film historian Leonard Maltin (4 min.); Alice's cartoon world : an interview with Virginia Davis (12 min., interviewed by Leonard Maltin); From Kansas City to Hollywood : a timeline of Disney's silent era featurette (8 min.).
Bonus features: Disc 2: Introduction by film historian Leonard Maltin (3 min.); A symposium on popular songs audio commentary by Richard Sherman; "A feather in his collar" (bonus short); Galleries (7 animation art galleries): Ferdinand the bull, The little house, The story of Anyburg, USA, Chicken Little, Paul Bunyan, The truth about Mother Goose, A cowboy needs a horse.
Credits: Disc 1: Alice's wonderland: photography by Ubbe Iwwerks and Rudolph Ising ; technical direction by Hugh Harman and Carman Maxwell ; music composed by Alexander Rannie. Alice's wild West show, Alice gets in dutch, Alice's egg plant, Alice in the jungle, Alice's mysterious mystery, Alice the whaler: music composed by Alexander Rannie. Ferdinand the bull: adapted from the story and illustrations by Munro Leaf & Robert Lawson. The brave engineer: animation, Milt Kahl, Fred Moore, Al Bertino ; story, Dick Kinney, Dick Shaw ; musical score, Ken Darby. Morris the midget moose: animation, George Nicholas [and others] ; story, Eric Gurney, Bill de la Torre ; music, Oliver Wallace. Lambert the sheepish lion: story, Bill Peet, Ralph Wright, Milt Banta ; music, Joseph S. Dubin ; animation, Eric Larson [and others]. The little house: animation, Marc Davis, Les Clark, Clair Weeks ; music, Paul Smith ; story adaptation, Bill Peet, Bill Cottrell. Adventures in music: story, Dick Huemer ; music, Joseph D. Dubin ; art director, Kendal O'Connor ; animators, Ward Kimball [and others] ; songs, Sonny Burke, Paul Webster. Football now and then: animation, John Sibley, George Nicholas, Fred Moore ; story, Lance Nolley ; music, Edward Plumb. Toot, whistle, plunk and boom: story, Dick Huemer ; music, Joseph Dubin ; art direction, A-Kendall O'Connor ; animators, Ward Kimball [and others]. Ben and me: story, Bill Peet ; story adaptation, Winston Hibler, Del Connell, Ted Sears ; animation, Wolfgang Reitherman [and others] ; art direction, Ken Anderson, Claude Coats ; music by Oliver Wallace.
Disc 2: Pigs is pigs: animation, John Sibley ; story, Leo Salkin ; music, Oliver Wallce. Social lion: animation, Norman Ferguson ; story, Milt Schaffer, Dick Kinney ; music, Oliver Wallace. Hooked bear: animation, Bill Justice [and others] ; story, Al Bertino, Dave Detiege ; music, Oliver Wallace. Jack and old Mac: animation, Al Cole, Bob Carlson, Jack Parr ; story, Dick Kinney, Roy Williams ; music, George Bruns. In the bag: animation, John Sibley [and others] ; story, Dave Detiege, Al Bertino ; music, George Bruns. A cowboy needs a horse: animation, Cliff Nordberg [and others] ; story, Dick Kinney, Roy Williams ; music, George Bruns ; song by Paul Mason Howard, Billy Mills. The story of Anyburg, U.S.A.: story, Dick Huemer ; music, Joseph S. Dubin ; animation, John Sibley, Bob Carlson, George Kreisl. The truth about Mother Goose: story, Bill Peet ; animation, Cliff Nordberg [and others] ; music, George Bruns ; lyrics, Tom Adair, Bill Peet, George Bruns ; vocals, The Page Cavanaugh Trio. Paul Bunyan: story by Lance Nolley, Ted Berman ; animation, John Sibley ; music, George Bruns ; lyrics, Tom Adair ; vocals, The Mellomen. Noah's Ark: music, George Bruns ; songs, Mel Leven ; story by T. Hee. Goliath II: story by Bill Peet ; directing animator, John Lounsbery ; music, George Bruns. The saga of Windwagon Smith: story, Lance Nolley, C. August Nichols ; production design, Erni Nordli ; animation, Julius Svendsen, Art Stevens ; music, George Bruns ; lyrics, C. August Nichols. A symposium on popular songs: story and styling, Xavier Atencio ; stop motion, Bill Justice ; animation, Eric Larson [and others] ; words and music by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman ; arranged and conducted by Camarata.
Cast: Disc 1: Alice's wonderland, Alice's wild West show, Alice gets in dutch: Virginia Davis. Ferdinand the bull: [narrated by Don Wilson]. The pelican and the snipe: [narrated by Sterling Holloway]. The brave engineer: Jerry Colonna, the King's men. Lambert the sheepish lion, The little house: narrator, Sterling Holloway. Ben and me: narrated by Sterling Holloway ; [Hans Conried, Charles Ruggles, Bill Thompson].
Disc 2: Hooked bear, In the bag: [Bill Thompson]. The story of Anyburg, U.S.A.: [Hans Conried, Thurl Ravenscroft, Bill Thompson]. Paul Bunyon: [Thurl Ravenscroft]. Noah's ark: narrator, Jerome Courtland ; Jeanne Gayle, James MacDonald, Paul Frees. Goliath II: narrated by Sterling Holloway ; [Barbara Jo Allen, Kevin Corcoran, Verna Felton, Paul Frees, J. Pat O'Malley. The saga of Windwagon Smith: Rex Allen and the Sons of the Pioneers. A symposium on popular songs: Paul Frees, Gloria Wood, Billy Storm, Skip Farrell.
Awards: Ferdinand the Bull: Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Cartoons.
Toot, whistle, plunk and boom: Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Cartoons.
Description: 2 videodiscs (5 hr., 26 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([6] pages : color, illustrations ; 17 cm) + 1 collectible art card.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital.
Contents: Disc 1 (162 min.): Alice's Wonderland (1923) ; Alice's wild West show (1924) ; Alice gets in dutch (1924) ; Alice's egg plant (1925) ; Alice in the jungle (1925) ; Alice's mysterious mystery (1926) ; Alice the whaler (1927) ; Ferdinand the bull (1938) ; Chicken Little (1943) ; The pelican and the snipe (1944) ; The brave engineer (1950) ; Morris the midget moose (1950) ; Lambert the sheepish lion (1952) ; The little house (1952) ; Melody (1953) ; Football now and then (1953) ; Toot, whistle, plunk and boom (1953) ; Ben and me (1953) --
Disc 2 (164 min.): Pigs is pigs (1954) ; Social lion (1954) ; Hooked bear (1956) ; Jack and old Mac (1956) ; In the bag (1956) ; A cowboy needs a horse (1956) ; The story of Anyburg, U.S.A. (1957) ; The truth about Mother Goose (1957) ; Paul Bunyan (1958) ; Noah's Ark (1959) ; Goliath II (1960) ; The saga of Windwagon Smith (1961) ; A symposium on popular songs (1962, with optional audio commentary by film historian Leonard Maltin & composer Richard Sherman) ; Bonus cartoon: A feather in his collar (1946). Disc 1 (162 min.): Alice's wonderland (1923, 13 min.) / Laugh-O-Gram Films Inc. present ; scenario and direction by Walt Disney ; an Alice comedy --
Alice's wild West show (1924, 13 min.) / M.J. Winkler presents ; a Walt Disney comic --
Alice gets in dutch (1924, 10 min.) / M.J. Winkler presents ; by Walt Disney ; an Alice comedy ; a Walt Disney comic --
Alice's egg plant (1925, 9 min.) / M.J. Winkler presents ; by Walt Disney ; an Alice comedy --
Alice in the jungle (1925, 8 min.) / M.J. Winkler presents ; by Walt Disney ; an Alice comedy --
Alice's mysterious mystery (1926, 6 min.) / M.J. Winkler presents ; by Walt Disney ; an Alice comedy --
Alice the whaler (1927, 6 min.) / Joseph P. Kennedy presents ; a Winkler picture by Walt Disney ; an Alice comedy ; an F.B.O. picture --
Ferdinand the bull (1938, 8 min.) / Walt Disney presents --
Chicken Little (1943, 9 min.) / a Walt Disney production --
The pelican and the snipe (1944, 9 min.) / a Walt Disney production --
The brave engineer (1950, 8 min.) / Walt Disney presents ; based on the Ballad of Casey Jones by T. Lawrence Seibert and Eddie Newton ; direction, Jack Kinney --
Morris the midget moose (1950, 8 min.) / a Walt Disney production ; direction, Charles Nichols ; original story by Frank Owen --
Lambert the sheepish lion (1952, 8 min.) / Walt Disney presents ; direction, Jack Hannah --
The little house (1952, 8 min.) / Walt Disney presents ; direction, Wilfred Jackson ; from the book by Virginia Lee Burton --
Melody (1953, 10 min.) / RKO Radio Pictures ; Walt Disney presents ; directors, C. August Nichols, Ward Kimball --
Football now and then (1953, 8 min.) / a Walt Disney production ; direction, Jack Kinney --
Toot, whistle, plunk and boom (1953, 10 min.) / Walt Disney presents ; directors, C. August Nichols, Ward Kimball --
Ben and me (1953, 21 min.) / a Walt Disney production ; original story, Robert Lawson ; direction, Hamilton Luske. Disc 2 (164 min.): Pigs is pigs (1954, 10 min.) / a Walt Disney production ; direction, Jack Kinney ; from the book by Ellis Parker Butler --
Social lion (1954, 7 min.) / a Walt Disney production ; direction, Jack Kinney --
Hooked bear (1956, 6 min.) / RKO Pictures ; a Walt Disney cartoon ; direction, Jack Hannah --
Jack and old Mac (1956, 7 min.) / Walt Disney presents ; direction, Bill Justice --
In the bag (1956, 8 min.) / RKO Pictures ; a Walt Disney cartoon ; direction, Jack Hannah --
A cowboy needs a horse (1956, 7 min.) / Walt Disney presents ; director, Bill Justice --
The story of Anyburg, U.S.A. (1957, 11 min.) / a Walt Disney production ; directed by Clyde Geronimi --
The truth about Mother Goose (1957, 15 min.) / a Walt Disney cartoon ; direction, Wolfgang Reitherman, Bill Justice --
Paul Bunyan (1958, 17 min.) / Walt Disney presents ; directed by Les Clark --
Noah's Ark (1959, 21 min.) / Walt Disney presents ; directed by Bill Justice --
Goliath II (1960, 15 min.) / Walt Disney presents ; directed by Wolfgang Reitherman --
The saga of Windwagon Smith (1961, 13 min.) / Walt Disney presents ; directed by C. August Nichols --
A symposium on popular songs (1962, 20 min.) / Walt Disney presents ; directed by Bill Justice --
Bonus cartoon: A feather in his collar (1946, 2 min.) / Walt Disney Productions.
Series Title: Walt Disney treasures.; Disney DVD.
Other Titles: Alice's Wonderland.
Alice's wild West show.
Alice gets in dutch.
Alice's egg plant.
Alice in the jungle.
Alice's mysterious mystery.
Alice the whaler.
Ferdinand the bull.
Chicken Little.
Pelican and the snipe.
Brave engineer.
Morris the midget moose.
Lambert the sheepish lion.
Little house.
Melody.
Football now and then.
Toot, whistle, plunk and boom.
Ben and me.
Pigs is pigs.
Social lion.
Hooked bear.
Jack and old Mac.
In the bag.
Cowboy needs a horse.
Story of Anyburg, U.S.A.
Truth about Mother Goose.
Paul Bunyan.
Noah's Ark.
Goliath II.
Saga of Windwagon Smith.
Symposium on popular songs.
Feather in his collar.
Responsibility: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

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A collection of rare animated films by Walt Disney Productions.

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