CTVA US Anthology - "Disneyland" (ABC) Season 4 (1957-58)

CTVA - The Classic TV Archive

US Anthology series (chronological order)US Anthology series (alphabetical order) 
<Previous      "Disneyland"         Next>
 Season 4 (ABC) (1957-58)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
references:
TV Guide
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


##############################

######### Disneyland ###########

####### season 4 1957-58 ########

##############################

ABC Wednesdays 7:30pm EST

 

4.01 [--] Disneyland: THE FOURTH ANNIVERSARY SHOW

11-Sep-1957

Hosted by Walt Disney
Summary:
To begin his fourth year in television Walt Disney presents

"The Fourth Anniversary Show - Peter and the Wolf". The animated version of

 Serge Prokofiev's orchestral fable "Peter and the Wolf", will be seen in its entirety.

 It is preceded by a live-action sequence recreating the story of how Disney

decided to produce it. To help Disney celebrate, Jerome Courtland and Guy Williams,

both of the forthcoming Disney TV series, "The Saga of Andy Burnett",

 will be on hand, as well as the Mouseketeers, Jimmie Dodd, Roy Williams,

58. Considine, David Stollery, Kevin Corcoran, Tommy Kirk and Fess Parker. [RF}

 

4.02 [--] Disneyland: FOUR FABULOUS CHARACTERS

18-Sep-1957 (rerun 13Aug58, 03May64)

guests:

Jerry Colonna ..... Himself

Dennis Day ..... Himself

The King's Men ...... Singing Group

Summary:

Walt Disney introduces cartoon interpretations of 'four fabulous characters' in

American folklore. Comedian Jerry Colonna introduces, "Casey Jones, the Brave

Engineer". Tenor Dennis Day narrates and sings in "Johnny Appleseed".

The two other stories are "Casey at the Bat" and "The Martins and the Coys",

about the feuding mountain families. [RF]

 

4.03 [--] Disneyland: ADVENTURE IN WILDWOOD HEART

25-Sep-1957 (rebroadcast 18Dec57)

Produced by Winston Hibler
Written by Winston Hibler and Jack Speirs.
Directed by Hamilton Luske
Cinematography by Roy Edward Disney, Paul Kenworthy, Walter Perkins, William Ratcliffe, Joseph Dubin and Kenneth Peach.
Narrated by Winston Hibler
Summary:

Walt Disney tells about his studio's interest in wild life, and introduces a film which

shows the life cycles of wilderness animals. Some of the adventures of Perri, a pine

squirrel, are shown, and other animals seen include: deer, wildcat, fox, marten, weasel,

porcupine, snowshoe rabbit, beaver, field mouse, goshawk, magpie, raven and jay. (film) [RF]

 

4.04 [--] Disneyland: SAGA OF ANDY BURNETT #1: ANDY'S INITIATION

02-Oct-1957 (rebroadcast 05Feb58)

based on the novel by Stewart Edward White

starring

Jerome Courtland ....... Andy Burnett

Jeff York ....... Joe Crane

Synopsis:

Andy is a young backwoods farmer in the early 1800's, on his way west to buy a farm

 in Missouri for himself and his grandmother who is the widow of Gail Burnett,

 partner of Daniel Boone. [RF]

*Note: Part 1 of a six-part series, The Saga of Andy Burnett.

 

4.05 [--] Disneyland: SAGA OF ANDY BURNETT #2: ANDY'S FIRST CHORE

09-Oct-1957 (rerun 12-Feb-1958)

based on the novel by Stewart Edward White

starring

Jerome Courtland ...... Andy Burnett

Jeff York ...... Joe Crane

Anthony Caruso ....... Bill Sublette

 

4.06 [--] Disneyland: SAGA OF ANDY BURNETT #3: ANDY'S LOVE AFFAIR

16-Oct-1957 (rerun 19-Feb-1958)

based on the novel by Stewart Edward White

starring

Jerome Courtland ....... Andy Burnett

Jeff York ........ Joe Crane

Britt Lomond ....... Captain Reyes

Andrew Duggan ........ Jack Kelly

Adele Mara ...... Estrellita

Slim Pickens ........ Old Bill Williams

Synopsis:

Andy and his friends are on their way to deliver an important letter to Santa Fe

when they are stopped by the Spanish border patrol. The patrol insists that only

Kelly proceed while the others remain behind. [RF]

 

4.07 [--] Disneyland: DUCK FOR HIRE

23-Oct-1957 (rerun 25-Jun-1958)

Summary:

In this animated cartoon, Donald Duck answers an ad from an employment agency.

Since Donald wants an important position, the agent tells him of an opening in the oil industry. [RF]

 

4.08 [--] Disneyland: ADVENTURES IN FANTASYLAND (film)

06-Nov-1957 (rerun 21-May-1958)

Narrator Sterling Holloway

Synopsis:

Two stories which illustrate how inanimate objects take on human characteristics in

animated cartoons. Included is the love story of two hats, Johnny Fedora and Alice

Blue Bonnet, and the story of two tugboats, Big Toot and his son Little Toot.

*Note: Musical accompaniment by the Andrew Sisters. [RF]

 

4.09 [--] Disneyland: TO THE SOUTH POLE FOR SCIENCE (film)

13-Nov-1957 (rerun 23-Apr-1958)

Summary:

Army and Navy task forces face icy perils as they struggle to establish five bases

in the Antarctic for scientific study of the South Polar regions. Some of the barriers

encountered by the men include an almost impenetrable ice shelf off the coast of the

Weddeel Sea, a network of crevasses that block a 620-mile roadway, icebergs which

threaten a seaborne expedition and the penguins, which refuse to leave their nesting grounds. [RF]

 

4.10 [--] Disneyland: THE BEST DOGGONE DOG IN THE WORLD
20-Nov-1957 (rebroadcast 26Mar58)
Narrated by Dorothy McGuire
Synopsis:
In a tribute to dogs everywhere, dogs of various regions of the world

are seen performing useful tasks: herding goats in Switzerland, bulls in Portugal,

sheep in Sardinia and reindeer in Switzerland.

Seeing-eye-dogs, bloodhounds and house pets are also shown.

Dorothy McGuire narrates scenes from the movie "Old Yeller",

which tells the story of a yellow mongrel's effect on a family. [RF]
 

4.11 [--] Disneyland: HOW TO RELAX

27-Nov-1957 (rebroadcast 03Sep58)

Summary:

Goofy tells the story of man's discovery of his thumb. As a cave man, Goofy has a life

of leisure until he finds that his thumb enables him to pick up a club. He develops this

discovery into making other tools which lead to work, causing the end of his leisure.

During the Industrial Revolution he attempts to make machinery work for him. Later, in our

own era, Goofy once more finds time on his hands, nut tension prevents him from enjoying it. [RF]

 

4.12 [--] Disneyland: MARS AND BEYOND (film)

04-Dec-1957 (rebroadcast 11Jun58)

Summary:

Via live action and animation we see a trip to Mars, including the building of the spaceship,

 the journey and arrival on the planet. What is it like? Could we survive there?

Dr. E.C. Slipher, Lowell Observatory and Drs. Ernst Stuhlinger and Wernher Von Braun,

rocket and guided missile experts, participate. [RF]

 

4.13 [--] Disneyland: THE HORSE OF THE WEST

11-Dec-1957 (rerun 04Jun58)
Cowboy Singer Rex Allen narrates
starring
Horse trainer Jimmy Williams
Miss Sammy Fancher, roper
Synopsis:
Follows the career of the Bay Lady, a champion quarter horse,

from New Mexico ranch lands to a cow-country race track, to the show horse arena.

The history of the quarter-horse breed, which dates back to the early

settlement of Virginia and the Carolinas is traced. [RF]

 

 [--] Disneyland: Adventure in Wildwood Heart

18-Dec-1957 (rebroadcast from 25Sep57)

 

4.14 [--] Disneyland: FARAWAY PLACES - HIGH, HOT AND WET

01-Jan-1958

 

4.15 [--] Disneyland: SALUDOS AMIGOS

08-Jan-1958

 

4.16 [--] Disneyland: DONALD'S WEEKEND

15-Jan-1958 (rerun 27Aug58)

Synopsis:
Donald Duck promises his three nephews he will take them to the circus

 if they chop wood. The boys soon tire of their chore and start playing a

pirate game. Donald is about to use the rod on them when a little fellow appears,

introducing himself as Donald's conscience and urges him to use child psychology. [RF]

 

4.17 [--] Disneyland: THE LITTLEST OUTLAW (Part 1)

22-Jan-1958

starring

Andres Velasquez ...... Pablito

Rodolfo Acosta ...... Chato

Joseph Calleia ........ Padre

Pepe Ortiz ........ Don Pepe

Pedro Armendariz ....... General Torres

Laila Maley ........ Celita

Synopsis:

Pablito, a young Mexican boy, has stolen the magnificent horse Conquistador to save

it from being killed at its master General Torres ordered. Pablito and the horse arrive by

train at San Juan. There Pablito finds Chato, one of Torres' men, and a trainman whom

 Pabilito had trusted, haggling over the reward money. [RF]

 

4.18 [--] Disneyland: THE LITTLEST OUTLAW (Part 2)

29-Jan-1958

see above

 

[--] Disneyland: The Saga of Andy Burnett #1 Andy's Initiation 05-Feb-1958 (original broadcast 02Oct1957)

[--] Disneyland: The Saga of Andy Burnett #2  Andy's First Chore 12-Feb-1958 (original broadcast 09Oct1957)

[--] Disneyland: The Saga of Andy Burnett  #3: Andy's Love Affair 19-Feb-1958 (original broadcast 16Oct1957)

 

4.19 [--] Disneyland:  SAGA OF ANDY BURNETT #4: THE LAND OF ENEMIES

26-Feb-1958

Written by Tom Blackburn
Based on the novel by Stewart Edward White
Directed by Lewis R. Foster White

starring

Jerome Courtland  .... Andy Burnett
Jeff York ........... Joe Crane
Andrew Duggan ....... Jack Kelly
Slim Pickens ........ Old Bill Williams
Iron Eyes Cody ...... Mad Wolf
Abel Fernandez ...... Kiasax
Synopsis:
Andy makes his first trip into the unmapped wilds of the Rocky Mountain region

 when he goes fur-trapping with his friends Joe Crane, Jack Kelly and Old Bill.

They are attacked by a band of Snake Indians. [RF]
 

4.20 [--] Disneyland: SAGA OF ANDY BURNETT #5: WHITE MAN'S MEDICINE

05-Mar-1958 (rebroadcast 04Mar61)

Written by Tom Blackburn
Based on the novel by Stewart Edward White
Directed by Lewis R. Foster White

starring

Jerome Courtland ....... Andy Burnett

Fess Parker ....... John 'Doc' Grayson
George Reeves ........ James Stephen
Iron Eyes Cody ....... Mad Wolf
John War Eagle ........ Chief Wolf's Brother
Jeff York ....... Joe Crane
Andrew Duggan ........ Jack Kelly
Abel Fernandez ........ Chief Kiasax
Synopsis:
When the wagon train encounters a tribe of Sioux, the medicine man

spots little Myra Thompson and decides the tribe will adopt her.

The child's older sister Laura strenuously objects. [RF]
 

4.21 [--] Disneyland: SAGA OF ANDY BURNETT#6 : THE BIG COUNCIL (final episode)

12-Mar-1958

Written by Tom Blackburn
Based on the novel by Stewart Edward White
Directed by Lewis R. Foster White

starring

Jerome Courtland ......... Andy Burnett

Jeff York .......... Joe Crane

Andrew Duggan ......... Jack Kelly

Iron Eyes Cody ......... Mad Wolf

Abel Fernandez ......... Chief Kiasax

 

4.22 [--] Disneyland: MAGIC AND MUSIC

19-Mar-1958 (rerun 18Jun58)

starring

Hans Conried

Synopsis:
Hans Conried introduces the features as the slave in the magic mirror.
Synopsis:
Magic and music comprises three musical selections illustrated by animated cartoons.

 The features are brought to life by the musical instruments which play the music. [RF]

 

[--] Disneyland: The Best Doggone Dog in the World
26-Mar-1958 (original broadcast 20Nov57)

 

[--] Disneyland: Man in Flight

02-Apr-1958 (original broadcast 06-Mar-1957)

 

4.23 [--] Disneyland: AN ADVENTURE IN THE MAGIC KINGDOM

09-Apr-1958

Written by Larry Clemmons
Directed by Hamilton Luske
Music by Buddy Baker
Narrated by Dick Wesson

 

4.24 [--] Disneyland: FOUR TALES OF A MOUSE

16-Apr-1958

 

[--] Disneyland: To The South Pole For Science

23-Apr-1958 (original broadcast 13-Nov-1957)

 

4.25 [--] Disneyland: AN ADVENTURE IN ART

30-Apr-1958

Written by Lee Blair, Dick Huemer and Robert Henri
Directed by Samuel Armstrong, Robert Cormack, Charles A. Nichols and Wilfred Jackson
Music by Joseph Dubin
Narrated by Walt Disney
starring
Walt's artists
Marc Davis
Eyvind Earle
Josh Meador
Walt Peregoy

 

4.26 [--] Disneyland: MAGIC HIGHWAY, U.S.A.

14-May-1958

Produced and directed by Ward Kimball
Written by Larry Clemmons, Charles Downs and John Dunn
Music by George Bruns
Narrated by Marvin Miller
starring
Walt Disney as himself
Synopsis:
America's first cross-country route the unpaved Lincoln Highway is shown in 1913.

 The film stored at the University of Michigan had begun to decompose

 and required special treatment to restore it.

 

[--] Disneyland: Adventures in Fantasyland

21-May-1958 (original broadcast 06Nov57)

 

[--] Disneyland: The Horse of the West

04-Jun-1958 (original broadcast 11Dec57)

 

[--] Disneyland: Mars and Beyond

11-Jun-1958 (original broadcast 04Dec57)

 

[--] Disneyland: Magic and Music

18-Jun-1958 (original broadcast 19Mar58)

 

[--] Disneyland: Duck for Hire

25-Jun-1958 (original broadcast 23Oct57)

 

[--] Disneyland: Four Fabulous Characters
13-Aug-1958 (original broadcast 18Sep57)

 

[--] Disneyland: Donald's Weekend
27-Aug-1958 (original broadcast 15Jan58)

################# Disneyland #################
############## end of season 4 ###############
##############################################

 Have you any comments, corrections, episode titles, air dates,
production numbers, directors, writers, story/synopsis,
guest stars, cast lists, etc?

Have you any old videos, or tv guides? Dust them off and let
us know if you have any information on this series or any other
tv series from the 1950's, 60's, 70's, or 80's , which is missing
from any episode guides on the web.

Perhaps a certain episode of a particular series coincided with
a key moment in your life, or in world events - and has left a vivid
memory of when it was shown. Let us know.

Would you like to see any other tv series guides on this site?

If so please e-mail - see Feedback below.

This guide may be distributed and copied freely, in its entirety, for
personal use. All original author and copyright information must remain
intact. Any sales or other uses of this document are expressly forbidden,
without the specific consent of the author(s).

Copyright   The Classic TV Archive. All rights reserved.


Return to The Classic TV Archive Home Page
 
Feedback  - Anthology Guestbook