CTVA US Anthology - "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" (NBC) Season 12 (1965-66)

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 Season 12 (NBC) (1965-66)
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######### Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color #########

############# season 12 1965-66 ####################

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NBC Sundays 7:30 pm EST

     

12.01 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE YELLOWSTONE CUBS

19-Sep-1965

 

12.02 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: A CASE OF MURDER

26-Sep-1965

 

12.03 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE BIG SWINDLE

03-Oct-1965

 

12.04 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE DAILY PRESS VS. CITY HALL

10-Oct-1965

 

12.05 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: FLIGHT OF THE WHITE STALLIONS (1)

17-Oct-1965

Adapted by A.J. Carothers

Based on the book by Alois Podhajsky

Directed by Arthur Hiller

cast:

Robert Taylor ........ Colonel Podhajsky

Lilli Palmer ........ Vedena Podhajsky

Curd Jürgens ........ General Tellheim

Eddie Albert ........ Rider Otto

James Franciscus ........ Major Hoffman

John Larch ........ General George S. Patton, Jr.

Brigitte Horney ........ Countess Arco-Valley

Philip Abbott ........ Colonel Reed

Charles Régnier ........ General Stryker

Erik Schumann ........ Captain Ranhoff

Douglas Fowley ........ Lt. General Walton H. Walker

Philo Hauser ........ Dispatcher

Max Haufler ........ Engineer

Michael Janisch ........ Refugee Leader

Fritz Wepper ........ Rider Hans

Synopsis:

From the factual files of World War II comes the little known account of the dedicated

Austrian Colonel, director of the famous Spanish Riding School of Vienna, who,

during the critical months of the war, disregards his German Commander's orders and

courageously evacuated the priceless Lippizan Stallions from bombarded Vienna.

With rare ingenuity and daring, he smuggles the famed horses through war-torn Austria

to the high country of St. Martin. General Patton offers sanctuary for the Stallions and

they are later returned to peaceful Vienna so that once again the world will know the

magnificence of these White Stallions. [RF]

Released theatrically in 1963.

*Note: Also known as "Miracle of the White Stallion".

 

12.06 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: FLIGHT OF THE WHITE STALLIONS (2)

24-Oct-1965

same as above.

 

12.07 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: MINADO THE WOLVERINE

07-Nov-1965

 

12.08 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE THREE LIVES OF THOMASINA (1)

14-Nov-1965

Adapted by Robert Westerby

Based on the novel by Paul Gallico

Directed by Don Chaffey

cast:

Patrick McGoohan ........ Andrew McDhui

Susan Hampshire ........ Lori MacGregor

Laurence Naismith ........ Reverend Angus Peddie

Jean Anderson ........ Mrs. MacKenzie

Wilfrid Brambell ........ Willie Bannock

Finlay Currie ........ Grandpa Stirling

Vincent Winter ........ Hughie Stirling

Denis Gilmore ........ Jamie McNab

Charles Carson ........ Doctor

Ewan Roberts ........ Constable McQuarrie

Oliver Johnston ........ Mr. Dobbie

Francis De Wolff ........ Targu

Nora Nicholson ........ Old Lady

*Note: Released theatrically in 1964.

 

12.09 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE THREE LIVES OF THOMASINA (2)

21-Nov-1965

same as above.

 

12.10 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE THREE LIVES OF THOMASINA (3)

28-Nov-1965

same as above.

 

12.11 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: SUMMER MAGIC (1)

05-Dec-1965

Adapted by Sally Benson

Based on the novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin

Directed by James Neilson

cast:

Hayley Mills ........ Nancy Carey

Burl Ives ........ Osh Popham

Dorothy McGuire ........ Margaret Carey

Deborah Walley ........ Julia Carey

Eddie Hodges ........ Gilly Carey

Jimmy Mathers ........ Peter Carey

Michael J. Pollard ........ Digby Popham

Wendy Turner ........ Lallie Joy Popham

Una Merkel ........ Mariah Popham

Peter Brown ........ Tom Hamilton

James Stacy ........ Charles Bryant

O.Z. Whitehead ........ Mr. Perkins

Harry Holcombe ........ Henry Lord

Hilda Plowright ........ Mary

*Note: Released theatrically in 1963

 

12.12 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: SUMMER MAGIC (2)

12-Dec-1965

same as above.

 

12.13 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: A COUNTRY COYOTE GOES HOLLYWOOD

19-Dec-1965

 

12.14 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: MOON PILOT (1)

16-Jan-1966

Adapted by Maurice Tombragel

Based on the novel by Robert Buckner

Directed by James Neilson

cast:

Tom Tryon ........ Captain Richmond Talbot

Brian Keith ........ Major General John M. Vanneman

Edmond O'Brien ........ McClosky

Danny Saval ........ Lyrae

Bob Sweeney ........ Senator Henry McGuire

Kent Smith ........ Secretary of the Air Force

Tommy Kirk ........ Walter Talbot

Simon Scott ........ Medical Officer

Bert Remsen ........ Agent Brown

Sarah Selby ........ Mrs. Celia Talbot

Dick Whittinghill ........ Colonel Briggs

Bob Hastings ........ Air Force Officer

Nancy Kulp ........ Nutritionist

Muriel Landers ........ Fat Lady

Jo Anne Worley

William Hudson

Robert Brubaker

*Note: Released theatrically in 1962.

 

12.15 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color:  MOON PILOT (2)

23-Jan-1966

same as above.

 

12.16 [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: MUSIC FOR EVERYBODY

30-Jan-1966

Paul Frees is the Voice of Professor Ludwig von Drake
Summary:
Professor von Drake tells us about the importance of music thru clips from

Sleeping Beauty, The Three Caballeros and Make Mine Music.

 

12.17  [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE LEGEND OF YOUNG DICK TURPIN (Part 1)

13-Feb-1966

Script by Robert Westerby

guest cast:

David Weston ........ Dick Turpin

Bernard Lee ........ Jeremiah

George Cole ........ William Evans

Maurice Denham ........ Fielding

Roger Booth ........ Lord Calmsden

 

12.18  [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: THE LEGEND OF YOUNG DICK TURPIN (Part 2)

20-Feb-1966

Script by Robert Westerby

guest cast:

David Weston ........ Dick Turpin

Bernard Lee ........ Jeremiah

George Cole ........ William Evans

Maurice Denham ........ Fielding

Roger Booth ........ Lord Calmsden

Synopsis:

Convicted of stealing, Dick Turpin is sent to the dreaded Newgate prison to await execution.

 

12.19  [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: BALLERINA (1)

27-Feb-1966

Written by Casey Robinson & Robert Westerby

Directed by Norman Campbell

cast:

Mette Honningen ........ Mette Sorenson
Kirsten Simone ......... Kirsten Holm
Astrid Villaume ........ Helga Sorenson
Paul Reichhardt ........ Paul Sorenson
Henning Kronstam ....... Henning Tanberg
Jenny Agutter .......... Ingrid Jensen
Blandine Ebinger ....... Mme. Karova
Ole Wegener ............ Sven
Erik Mork .............. Ballet Master
Hans Schwarz ........... Trainer
Edvin Tiemroth ......... Theater Director

Synopsis:

Aspiring ballerina Mette is in awe of Kirsten Holm and wants to be just like her. [RF]

 

12.20  [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: BALLERINA (2)

06-Mar-1966

see above.

Synopsis:
Aspiring ballerina Mette Sorenson gets a chance to prove herself when

Kirsten Holm, Prima Ballerina of the Danish Royal Ballet, is asked

to make an out-of-town appearance. [RF]
*Note: This story, filmed entirely in Denmark, features excerpts

from the ballets "La Sylphide" and "Coppella".

 

12.21  [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color:  RUN, LIGHT BUCK, RUN
13-Mar-1966 (rerun 21Jun70)
Narrated by Roy Barcroft
cast:
Al Niemela ........ The Old Prospector
Synopsis:
The story of an old prospector and a young pronghorn antelope. The old man finds

the fawn trapped in a snow drift. Carried to the prospector's home in the Grand Canyon,

 the fawn becomes a constant though mischievous companion.

Highlights of the hour are aerial views of running pronghorn (they can travel at 60 mph)

and a bobcat sequence featuring slow-motion photography. Filmed on

Utah's Kaibab Mesa and near Flagstaff, Ariz. [RF]
 

12.22  [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: A TIGER WALKS [Part 1]

20-Mar-1966 (rerun 07Aug66, 02Sep73)

Adapted by Lowell S. Hawley

Based on the novel by Ian Niall

Directed by Norman Tokar

cast:

Brian Keith ........ Sheriff Pete Williams

Vera Miles ........ Dorothy Williams

Pamela Franklin ........ Julie Williams

Sabu ........ Ram Singh

Edward Andrews ........ Governor Robbins

Una Merkel ........ Mrs. Watkins

Theo Marcuse ........ Josef Pietz

Peter Brown ........ Vern Goodman

Jack Albertson ........ Sam Grant

Kevin Corcoran ........ Tom Hadley

Doodles Weaver ........ Bob Evans

Ralph Rowe ........ John Larson

Arthur Hunnicutt ........ Farmer

Summary:

First of two parts. Sheriff Pete Williams organizes a posse to track down

a tiger that has escaped from a carnival truck.  [RF]

*Note: Released as a feature film in 1964.

 

12.23  [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: A TIGER WALKS [Part 2]

27-Mar-1966 (rerun 14Aug66, 09Sep73)

same as above

 

12.24  [--] Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: CONCHO, THE COYOTE WHO WASN'T

10-Apr-1966

#### Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color ###
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