CTVA US Anthology - "Walt Disney Presents" (ABC) Season 7 (1960-61)

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 Season 7 (ABC) (1960-61)
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ABC Sundays 6:30pm EST
 

7.01 [--] Walt Disney Presents: RAPIDS AHEAD / BEAR COUNTRY

16-Oct-1960 ABC Sun

 

7.02 [--] Walt Disney Presents: ZORRO #1 : EL BANDIDO

30-Oct-1960

cast:
Guy Williams .......... Zorro/ Don Diego
Gilbert Roland ........ El Cuchillo
Rita Moreno ........... Chulita
Vito Scotti ........... Chaco
Bern Hoffman .......... Trampa
Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr ..... Bandit

 

7.03 [--] Walt Disney Presents: ZORRO #2 : ADIOS EL CUCHILLO

06-Nov-1960 (rerun 13Aug61)
Written by Bob Wehling
Directed by William Witney
Director of photography Lucien Ballard
Cast:
Guy Williams .......... Zorro/ Don Diego
Gilbert Roland ........ El Cuchillo
Rita Moreno ........... Chulita
Henry Calvin .......... Sergeant Garcia
Gene Sheldon .......... Bernardo
Rodolfo Acosta ........ Carancho
Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr ..... Bandit
Vito Scotti ........... Chaco
Bern Hoffman .......... Trampa
George J. Lewis ....... Don Alejandro
Synopsis:
El Cuchillo plans to capture a wagonload of treasures. Zorro is determined to stop him. [RF]

 

7.04 [--] Walt Disney Presents: DONALD'S SILVER ANNIVERSARY

13-Nov-1960 (rerun 17Sep61)

Summary:

A bevy of cartoon characters join to celebrate "Donald's Silver Anniversary".

Donald Duck recalls his quarter century of movie antics, and gets a silver

"Duckster" award from Walt Disney. [RF]

 

7.05 [--] Walt Disney Presents: MOOCHIE OF POP WARNER FOOTBALL (Part 1)

20-Nov-1960

guest cast:

Kevin Corcoran ....... Moochie

Dennis Joel ....... Hilliard

Alan Hale Jr. ....... Fred Preston

Synopsis:

Moochie faces a bit of a problem. He tries to fatten up to reach the

60-pound minimum for team membership.  [RF]

 

7.06 [--] Walt Disney Presents: MOOCHIE OF POP WARNER FOOTBALL (Part 2)

27-Nov-1960

same as above.

 

7.07 [--] Walt Disney Presents: DANIEL BOONE #1 : THE WARRIOR'S PATH

04-Dec-1960 (rerun 25Jun61)
written by David Victor
directed by Lewis R. Foster
produced by Bill Anderson
cast:
Dewey Martin ...... Daniel Boone
Mala Powers ....... Rebecca Boone
Richard Banke ..... Squire Boone
Eddy Waller ....... John Finley
Alex Gerry ........ Judge Henderson
Synopsis:
The first of two episodes dramatizing the adventures of Daniel Boone. Lured by

stories about the fertile lands of Kentucky, Boone and a band of men begin an

exploratory expedition - starting with a trip along a secret Indian path. [RF]

 

7.08 [--] Walt Disney Presents: DANIEL BOONE #2 : AND CHASE THE BUFFALO

11-Dec-1960 (rerun 02Jul61)
written by David Victor
directed by Lewis R. Foster
produced by Bill Anderson
cast:
Dewey Martin ...... Daniel Boone
Mala Powers ....... Rebecca Boone
Richard Banke ..... Squire Boone
Kevin Corcoran .... James Boone
George Wallace .... Mordecai
Brian Corcoran .... Israel Boone
Kerry Corcoran .... Jemina Boone
Alex Gerry ........ Judge Henderson
Whit Bissell ...... Governor Tryon
Ron Hayes ......... Cecil Calvert
Synopsis:
The second of two episodes dramatization of the adventures of Daniel Boone.

Boone and his family face all the new problems of civilization when a tax rebellion comes up. [RF]

 

7.09 [--] Walt Disney Presents: ESCAPE TO PARADISE/ WATER BIRDS

18-Dec-1960

A two-part program.

(1) "Escape to Paradise"

Dorothy McGuire, John Mills, James McArthur and Janet Munro conduct a tour around

a Disney production site.

(2) "Water Birds"

The story of the exotic birds that live in little-known regions. [RF]

 

7.10 [--] Walt Disney Presents: ZORRO #3 : THE POSTPONED WEDDING

01-Jan-1961

 cast:

Guy Williams ........ Zorro/Don Diego
Annette Funicello ... Constancia de la Torre
Carlos Romero ....... Romero Serrano
Mark Damon .......... Miguel Serrano

Albert Cavens ....... Sailor

 

7.11 [--] Walt Disney Presents: SWAMP FOX #7:  A WOMAN'S COURAGE

08-Jan-1961 (rerun 04Jun61)

guest cast:

Barbara Eiler ....... Mary Videaux

Synopsis:

Mary Videaux, an American patriot, manages to convince the captain of a

British prison ship that she is a loyalist, and he lets her come on board. [RF]

 

7.12 [--] Walt Disney Presents: SWAMP FOX #8 : HORSES FOR GREENE (final episode)

15-Jan-1961 (rerun 18Jun61)

guest cast:

Leslie Nielsen ......... Marion

James Seay ......... Captain Richardson

Barbara Eiler ........ Mary

Ralph Clanton ......... Captain Bell

Jordan Whitfield ........ Oscar

Slim Pickens .......... Ewald Plunkett

Synopsis:

Captain Richardson has joined Marion's men when the Swamp Fox receives

an order from General Greene for some horses. [RF]

 

7.13 [--] Walt Disney Presents: A SALUTE TO FATHER

22-Jan-1961

Animated

Synopsis:
Goofy plays George, a bachelor - but not for long.

He has just begun his courtship of a young lady. [RF]

 

7.14 [--] Walt Disney Presents: TEXAS JOHN SLAUGHTER No. 14 : END OF THE TRAIL

29-Jan-1961

written by David P. Harmon

directed by James Neilson

guest cast:

Tom Tryon ....... Texas John Slaughter

Onslow Stevens ....... General Miles

Pat Hogan ...... Geronimo

*Note: Part of the Texas John Slaughter series.

 

7.15 [--] Walt Disney Presents:  TEXAS JOHN SLAUGHTER No. 15 : A HOLSTER FULL OF LAW

05-Feb-1961

written by David P. Harmon

directed by James Neilson

cast:

Tom Tyron ....... Texas John Slaughter

John Zaremba ....... Reverend

R.G. Armstrong ...... Billy Soro

Jim Beck ...... Burt Alvord

Robert Burton ....... Mayor Clum

Ross Martin ...... Cesario Lucero

*Note: Part of the Texas John Slaughter series.

 

7.16 [--] Walt Disney Presents: WESTWARD HO! THE WAGONS [Part  1]

19-Feb-1961

written by Thomas W. Blackburn

based on the novel by Mary Jane Carr

directed by William Beaudine

cast:

Fess Parker ....... John 'Doc' Grayson

Kathleen Crowley ....... Laura Thompson

Jeff York ....... Hank Breckenridge

David Stollery ....... Dan Thompson

Sebastian Cabot ....... Bissonette

George Reeves ....... James Stephen

Doreen Tracey ....... Bobo Stephen

Barbara Woodell ....... Mrs. Stephen

John War Eagle ....... Wolf's Brother

Cubby O'Brien ....... Jerry Stephen

Tommy Cole ....... Jim Stephen

Leslie Bradley ....... Spencer Armitage

Morgan Woodward ....... Obie Foster

Iron Eyes Cody ....... Many Stars

Anthony Numkena ....... Little Thunder

*Note: Released theatrically in 1956.

 

7.17 [--] Walt Disney Presents: WESTWARD HO! THE WAGONS [Part 2]

26-Feb-1961

same as above.

 

7.18 [--] Walt Disney Presents: THE COYOTE'S LAMENT

05-Mar-1961

Summary:
Pluto is keeping an eye on some rascally coyotes as they try to get

at the chickens and sheep that Pluto is guarding. [RF]

 

7.19 [--] Walt Disney Presents: DANIEL BOONE #3 : THE WILDERNESS ROAD

12-Mar-1961

cast:
Dewey Martin ....... Daniel Boone
Mala Powers ......... Rebecca
Kevin Corcoran ........ James

Diane Jergens ....... Marybelle Yancey
William Herrin ...... Budd Yancey
Dean Fredericks ..... Crowfeather
Anthony Caruso ...... Chief Blackfish
Wally Brown ......... Cyrus Whittey
Jean Inness ......... Sarah Watkins
Stan Jones .......... Doc Slocum
Slim Pickens ........ Corporal Gass
George Wallace ...... Mordecai
Synopsis:
First of two parts follows Boone and his band of settlers across the Cumberland Gap

into Kentucky. Their passage is threatened by the attacks of Crowfeather, an old enemy. [RF]

 

7.20 [--] Walt Disney Presents: DANIEL BOONE #4 : THE PROMISED LAND (final episode)

19-Mar-1961

cast:
Dewey Martin ....... Daniel Boone
Mala Powers ......... Rebecca
Kevin Corcoran ........ James

Diane Jergens ....... Marybelle Yancey
William Herrin ...... Budd Yancey
Dean Fredericks ..... Crowfeather
Anthony Caruso ...... Chief Blackfish
Wally Brown ......... Cyrus Whittey
Jean Inness ......... Sarah Watkins
Stan Jones .......... Doc Slocum
Slim Pickens ........ Corporal Gass
George Wallace ...... Mordecai
Synopsis:
Second of two parts.

 

7.21 [--] Walt Disney Presents: MAN IN FLIGHT II

26-Mar-1961

 

7.22 [--] Walt Disney Presents: ZORRO #4 : AULD ACQUAINTANCE (final episode)

02-Apr-1961

Cast:
Guy Williams ........ Zorro
Ricardo Montalban ... Ramon Castillo
Suzanne Lloyd ....... Isabella Linares

George J. Lewis ..... Don Alejandro de la Vega
Henry Calvin ........ Sergeant Garcia
Ross Martin ......... Marcos Estrada
Gene Sheldon ........ Bernardo
Synopsis:
The rogue Ramon Castillo plans to steal an Army payroll. [RF]

 

7.23 [--] Walt Disney Presents: THE BATTLE FOR SURVIVAL

09-Apr-1961

Summary:
Among minute forms of plant and animal life on land and under the sea is revealed

by time lapse photography and films taken through a microscope. [RF]

 

7.24 [--] Walt Disney Presents: TEXAS JOHN SLAUGHTER No. 16 : A TRIP TO TUCSON

16-Apr-1961

written by Maurice Tombragel

directed by James Neilson

guest cast:

Tom Tryon ....... Texas John Slaughter

Joe Maross ....... Jimmy Deuce

Jim Beck .........Burt Alvord

Betty Lynn ........... Viola
Lane Bradford ........... Jace Caldwell

Peggy Knudsen .......... Nellie

Brian Corcoran .......... Willie
Annette Gorman .......... Addie

Larry J. Blake ............ Drummer

Synopsis:
Texas John Slaughter is criticized for his conduct as sheriff of Tombstone. It seems

he uses a gun more readily than the outlaws he is after. Slaughter isn't about to change,

especially when he learns that a stage has been robbed and the driver murdered by

cold-blooded renegade Jimmy Deuce. [RF]

*Note: Part of the Texas John Slaughter series.

 

7.25 [--] Walt Disney Presents: TEXAS JOHN SLAUGHTER No. 17 : FRANK CLELLl'S IN TOWN (final episode)

23-Apr-1961

written by Maurice Tombragel

directed by James Neilson

guest cast:

Tom Tryon ......... Texas John Slaughter

Ralph Meeker ........... Frank Clell

Raymond Bailey ........... Mark Morgan

Betty Lynn ..........Viola

Ernest Sarracino ........... Sam

Jim Beck .......... Burt Alvord

Robert Burton .......... Mayor Clum

Michael McGreevey ........... Freddy

Synopsis:
The local saloonkeepers' idea of livening up the town of Tombstone is to make it

accessible to hard-drinking outlaws. The plan necessitates the murder of Sheriff Slaughter,

and results in the sudden appearance of professional killer Frank Clell. [RF]
*Note: Part of the Texas John Slaughter series.

 

7.26 [--] Walt Disney Presents: FLASH, THE TEENAGE OTTER

30-Apr-1961

Narrated by Winston Hibler

 

7.27 [--] Walt Disney Presents: ANDREW'S RAIDERS [Part 1]

07-May-1961

Written by Lawrence Edward Watkin

Directed by Francis D. Lyon

guest cast:

Fess Parker ............ James J. Andrews

Jeffrey Hunter ............ William A. Fuller

Jeff York ............ William Campbell

John Lupton ............ William Pittenger

Eddie Firestone ............ Robert Buffum

Kenneth Tobey ............ Anthony Murphy

Don Megowan ............ Marion A. Ross

Claude Jarman Jr. ............ Jacob Parrott

Harry Carey Jr. ............ William Bensinger

Lennie Geer ............ J.A. Wilson

George Robotham ............ William Knight

Stan Jones ............ Wilson Brown

Marc Hamilton ............ John Wollam

John Wiley ............ John M. Scott

Slim Pickens ............ Pete Bracken

Synopsis:

Based on the true story during the Civil War, about a Union Spy James J. Andrews

who lead a band of Union soldiers into the South so they could destroy the railway.

*Note: Released theatrically in 1956 as "The Great Locomotive Chase." [RF]

 

7.28 [--] Walt Disney Presents: ANDREW'S RAIDERS [Part 2]

14-May-1961

same as above

 

7.29 [--] Walt Disney Presents: WONDERS OF THE WATER WORLD

21-May-1961

 

7.30 [--] Walt Disney Presents: DISNEYLAND '61/ OLYMPIC ELK

28-May-1961

Narrated by Winston Hibler

 

04-Jun-1961 A Woman's Courage (rerun from 08Jan61)

 

7.31 [--] Walt Disney Presents: THE TITLE MAKERS / NATURE'S HALF ACRE

11-Jun-1961

guest cast:

Walt Disney ....... Himself

Annette Funicello ....... Herself

Tommy Sands ........ Himself

Synopsis:

1. "Title Makers" show artists Bill Justice X. Atencio and T. Hee creating cartoons

for "The Parent Trap", a Disney movie with Annette Funicello and Tommy Sands.

2. "Nature's Half Acre" explores the life of birds, plants and insects through the four seasons. [RF]

 

[--] Walt Disney Presents: Swamp Fox #8:  Horse for Greene

18-Jun-1961 (original broadcast 15-Jan-1961)

 

[--] Walt Disney Presents: Daniel Boone #1: The Warrior's Path
25-Jun-1961 (original broadcast 04Dec60)

[--] Walt Disney Presents: Daniel Boone #2: And Chase the Buffalo
02-Jul-1961 (original broadcast 11Dec60)

 

[--] Walt Disney Presents: Texas John Slaughter #7: A Trip to Tucson
23-Jul-1961 (original broadcast 16Apr61)

 

[--] Walt Disney Presents: Adios El Cuchillo
13-Aug1961 (original broadcast 06Nov60)

 

End of the ABC Years

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