CTVA US Anthology - "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" (NBC) Season 9 (1962-63)

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 Season 9 (NBC) (1962-63)
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NBC Sundays 7:30 pm EST

 

9.01 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE GOLDEN HORSESHOE REVUE

23-Sep-1962

 

9.02 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: ESCAPADE IN FLORENCE (Part 1)

30-Sep-1962

written by Edward Fenton & Maurice Tombragel

directed by Steve Previn

cast:

Tommy Kirk ........ Tommy Carpenter

Annette Funicello ........ Annette Aliotto

Nino Castelnuovo ........ Bruno

Clevia Matania ........ Aunt Gisella

Venantino Venantini ........ Lorenzo

Ivan Desny ........ Count Roberto

Odoardo Spadaro ........ Padrone

Carlo Rizzo ........ Uncle Mario

Renzo Palmer ........ Carabiniere

Richard Watson ........ Butler

Helen Stirling ........ Miss Brooks

Elisa Cegani ........ Felicia

Liana Del Balzo ........ Countess della Scala

Georges Ehling ........ Gino

Ivan Triesault ........ Professor Levenson

 

9.03 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: ESCAPADE IN FLORENCE (Part 2)

07-Oct-1962

same as above.

Synopsis:
Tommy, Annette and Bruno now have the valuable painting that Count Roberto stole.

Roberto catches them but they refuse to divulge the painting's whereabouts. [RF]

 

9.04 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE SILVER FOX AND SAM DAVENPORT

14-Oct-1962

 

9.05 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color:  MAN IS HIS OWN WORST ENEMY
21-Oct-1962 (rerun 03May1970)
Summary:
An hour of animation hosted by psychologist Ludwig von Drake.

Drawing on cartoons from the 40's and 50's, the professor shows how man's

powers of reason are at the mercy of his emotions. Included are excerpts

from "Reason and Emotion" (1943), "How to Have an Accident at Work" (1959),

 "Magic Highway U.S.A." (1958), and "Motor Mania" (1950).

Assisting are Donald Duck, Goofy, Chicken Little, Foxy Loxy and J.J. Fate. [RF]
 

9.06 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: SAMMY, THE WAY-OUT SEAL (Part 1)

28-Oct-1962

Written & Directed by Norman Tokar

cast:

Billy Mumy ........ Petey Loomis

Ann Jillian ........ Porsche 'Rocky' Sylvester

Jack Carson ........ Harold Sylvester

Robert Culp ........ Chester 'Chet' Loomis

Patricia Barry ........ Helen Loomis

Elisabeth Fraser ........ Lovey Sylvester

Michael McGreevey ........ Arthur Loomis

Renie Riano ........ Mrs. Crody

 

9.07 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: SAMMY, THE WAY-OUT SEAL (Part 2)

04-Nov-1962

same as above.

 

9.08 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE MAGNIFICENT REBEL (Part 1)

18-Nov-1962

Written by Joanne Court

Directed by George Tressler

cast:

Karl Boehm ........ Ludwig van Beethoven

Peter Arens ........ Karl Amenda

Bruno Dallansky ........ Schuppanzigh

Ivan Desny ........ Prince Lichnowsky

Erik Frey ........ Count Guicciardi

Oliver Grimm ........ Blind Boy

Ernst Nadherny ........ Franz Josef Haydn

Giulia Rubini ........ Countess Giulietta

Guido Wieland ........ Landlord

Erich Winn ........ French Colonel

Gabriele Barth ........ Landlord's Daughter

 

9.09 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE MAGNIFICENT REBEL (Part 2)

25-Nov-1962

same as above.

Synopsis:
With all Europe acclaiming his music, the master composer Beethoven learns

that he is becoming deaf. The Berlin Symphony Orchestra plays excerpts from

the sixth ("pastoral") and ninth ("choral") symphonies and the opera "Fidelio". [RF]

 

9.10 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE MOONCUSSERS (Part 1)

02-Dec-1962

Adapted by Lowell S. Hawley

Based on the book by Iris Vinton

Directed by James Neilson

cast:

Oskar Homolka ........ Urias Hawke

Kevin Corcoran ........ Jonathan Feather

Robert Emhardt ........ Mr. Wick

Rian Garrick ........ Dan Hallett

Joan Freeman ........ Betsy Feather

Lee Aaker ........ Willy

Paul E. Burns ........ Mose

Robert Burton ........ E.P. Hallett

Ted Jacques ........ Bill Stacy

Dayton Lummis ........ Commissioner

Erin O'Brien-Moore ........ Mrs. Feather

Tudor Owen ........ Skipper of the Portland

Dub Taylor ........ Fire Tender

Eddy Waller ........ Captain Swain

 

9.11 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE MOONCUSSERS (Part 2)

09-Dec-1962

same as above.

 

9.12 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: HURRICANE HANNAH

16-Dec-1962

Narrated by James Algar and Jason Wingreen
Summary:
Hurricane Hannah is a composite storm, made up of film clips of some of the

worst hurricanes to hit the U.S. After a weather satellite locates the hurricane

in the mid-Atlantic, the Weather Bureau, Coast Guard and Navy move into action

and a Navy hurricane-hunter plane flies into the center of the storm. "Hannah"

smashes across Florida and out into the gulf, then heads for Texas. [RF]

 

9.13 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: HOLIDAY TIME AT DISNEYLAND

23-Dec-1962

 

9.14 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THREE TALL TALES

06-Jan-1963

 

9.15 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: LITTLE DOG LOST

13-Jan-1963 (rerun 17Aug69)

Adapted by Catherine Turney

Based on the novel by Meindert de Jong

Directed by Walter Perkins

Narrated by Winston Hibler

cast:

Priscilla Overton ... Katy
Dennis Yanglin ...... Bud
Hollis Black ........ Carlson
Margaret Gerrity .... Mother
Grace Bauer ......... Old Woman
Norman Williams ..... Father
Synopsis 1:

The story of a little Welsh Corgi named Candy who has adventures when he gets lost. [RF]

Synopsis 2:
The psychologically-oriented story of a dog with a phobia. Candy, a Welsh Corgi,

develops a great fear of brooms after receiving some unintended punishment. This fear

drives Candy from home and into a series of more broom-oriented misadventures. [RF]

 

9.16 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: JOHNNY SHILOH (Part 1)

20-Jan-1963

Adapted by Ronald Alexander

Based on the novel by James A. Rhodes

Directed by James Neilson

cast:

Brian Keith ........ Sgt. Gabe Trotter

Kevin Corcoran ........ Johnny Lincoln Clem

Darryl Hickman ........ Lt. Jeremiah Sullivan

Skip Homeier ........ Captain MacPherson

Edward Platt ........ General Thomas

Regis Toomey ........ Mr. Clem

Rickie Sorensen ........ Rusty

Ben Morgan ........ Sam

Eddie Hodges ........ Billy Jones

Hayden Rorke ........ General Ulysses S. Grant

Dan Riss ........ General Wheeler

Don Harvey ........ Confederate Colonel

Henry Wills ........ Stark

Buck Taylor ........ Josh

Billy Williams ........ Blue Raider #1

 

9.17 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: JOHNNY SHILOH (Part 2)

27-Jan-1963

same as above.

Synopsis:
For his bravery in action, Johnny Clem is sworn into the Union Army by General Grant

and given the rand of sergeant. Soon after, Johnny sneaks past confederate lines to

deliver a vital message - but he's captured on the way back to his unit. [RF]

 

9.18 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: GRETA, THE MISFIT GREYHOUND

03-Feb-1963

Synopsis:
Greta loses her job as a racing dog when she takes a short cut to ambush the

mechanical rabbit. Wandering aimlessly about the countryside, Greta comes upon

a flock of sheep and strikes up a friendship with a sheepdog. [RF]

 

9.19 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: INSIDE OUTER SPACE

10-Feb-1963

Synopsis:
A cartoon, provides Professor Von Drake with a platform from which to discuss the

problems man will face in outer space. Von Drake also gives "space tourists" tips on

what to wear and what to eat while traveling through the solar system and describes

past, present and future attempts to reach the moon. [RF]

 

9.20 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: BANNER IN THE SKY (1)

"To Conquer the Mountain"

17-Feb-1963

Adapted by Eleanore Griffin

Based on the novel by James Ramsey Ullman

Directed by Ken Annakin

cast:

Michael Rennie ........ Captain John Winter

James MacArthur ........ Rudi Matt

Janet Munro ........ Lizbeth Hempel

James Donald ........ Franz Lerner

Herbert Lom ........ Emil Saxo

Laurence Naismith ........ Theo Zurbriggen

Lee Patterson ........ Klaus Wesselhoft

Walter Fitzgerald ........ Herr Hempel

Nora Swinburne ........ Frau Matt

Ferdy Mayne ........ Andreas

Synopsis:
In a small Swiss village, Rudi Matt dreams of conquering the unclimbed Citadel,

the mountain that claimed the life of his mountaineer father. And now an English climber,

Captain John Winters, arrives to give the Citadel a try. [RF]
*Note: Released theatrically as "Third Man on the Mountain" in 1959.

 

9.21 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: BANNER IN THE SKY (2)

"Killer Mountain"

24-Feb-1963

same as above.

Synopsis:
Rudi runs away from home to join Captain Winters, when he learns that Winters

plans to climb the Citadel with a guide from another village. [RF]

 

9.22 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: A SQUARE PEG IN A ROUND HOLE

03-Mar-1963 (rerun 04Jul71)
Host: Professor Ludwig Von Drake
Synopsis:
A cartoon lesson in behavioral psychology.
1. "Beezy Bear" (1955) stars Donald Duck as a beekeeper.
2. "How to Sleep" (1953) stars Goofy as the model insomniac.
3. "Aquamania" (1961) stars Goofy on water skis.
4. "The Litterbug" (1961)
5. "In the Bag" (1956) offer live-action and animated comments on litter-bugging. [RF]

 

9.23 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE HORSE WITH THE FLYING TAIL

10-Mar-1963

Directed by Larry Lansburgh

Narrated by George Fenneman

 

9.24 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: KIDNAPPED (1)

17-Mar-1963

Adapted by Robert Stevenson

Story by Robert Louis Stevenson

Directed by Robert Stevenson

guest cast:

Peter Finch ........ Alan Breck Stewart

James McArthur ........ David Balfour

Bernard Lee ........ Captain Hoseason

Finlay Currie ........ Cluny MacPherson

Peter O'Toole ........ Robin MacGregor

Eileen Way ........ Jennet Clouston

John Laurie ........ Ebenezer Balfour

Alex Mackenzie ........ the Ferryman

Norman Macowan ........ Tinker

Niall MacGinnis ........ Mr. Shaun

Miles Malleson ........ Mr. Rankeillor

Duncan Macrae ........ the Highlander

Andrew Cruickshank ........ Colin Campbell

Oliver Johnston ........ Mr. Campbell

Edie Martin ........ Woman on the Bridge

Richard Evans ........ Ransome the cabin boy

John Pike ........ Sailor

Jack Stewart ........ Sailor

 

9.25 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: KIDNAPPED (2)

24-Mar-1963

same as above

Synopsis:

After their ship runs aground, Alan helps David who is being pursued by Loyalist troops. [RF]

 

[--] Disneyland: When Knighthood Was in Flower (Part 1)

  07Apr1963   rebroadcast originally aired  04-Jan-1956

 

[--] Disneyland: When Knighthood Was in Flower (Part 2)

14Apr1963   rebroadcast originally aired  11-Jan-1956

 

[--] Disneyland: Prairie-Seal Island

(28Apr63 rebroadcast originally aired 10Nov54)


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