CTVA US Anthology - "The Wonderful World of Disney" (NBC) Season 23 (1976-77)

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 Season 23 (NBC) (1976-77)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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NBC Sundays 7:30 pm EST (sometimes 7:00pm)

     

23.01 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: ONE LITTLE INDIAN (1)

26-Sep-1976

written by Harry Spalding

directed by Bernard McEveety

cast:

James Garner  ...... Cpl. Clint Keyes
Clay O'Brien ...... Mark
Vera Miles ........ Doris McIver
Jodie Foster ...... Martha McIver
Pat Hingle ........ Capt. Stewart
Morgan Woodward ... Sgt. Raines
John Doucette ..... Sgt. Waller
Robert Pine ....... Lt. Cummins
Bruce Glover ...... Schrader
Ken Swofford ...... Pvt. Dixon
Jay Silverheels ... Jimmy Wolf
Andrew Prine ...... Chaplain John Kaplan
Walter Brooke ..... The Doctor
Rudy Diaz ......... The Apache
John Flinn ........ Cowboy
Synopsis:
Set in the Old West and follows the friendship between a wayward soldier

and a young Indian. During a cavalry attack, Corporal Clint Keyes runs afoul

of his superiors for helping the enemy. Sentenced to death, Keyes escapes into

 the desert, where he is soon accompanied on his flight by ten-year-old Indian boy,

 Mark, and an irascible camel named Rosie. [RF]
 

23.02 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: ONE LITTLE INDIAN (2)

03-Oct-1976

same as above.

 

23.03 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE BISCUIT EATER (1)

10-Oct-1976

written by Lawrence Edward Watkin

story by James H. Street

directed by Vincent McEveety

cast:

Earl Holliman as Harve McNeil

Patricia Crowley as Mary Lee McNeil

Lew Ayres as Mr. Ames

Godfrey Cambridge as Willie Dorsey

Beah Richards as Charity Tomlin

Clifton James as Mr. Eben

Johnny Whitaker as Lonnie McNeil

George Spell as Text Tomlin

Mantan Moreland as Waiter

 

23.04 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE BISCUIT EATER (2)

17-Oct-1976

same as above.

 

23.05 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA (2-hour)

24-Oct-1976

adapted by Earl Felton

based on the novel by Jules Verne

directed by Richard Fleischer

cast:

Kirk Douglas as Ned Land

James Mason as Captain Nemo

Paul Lukas as Professor Pierre Arronax

Peter Lorre as Conseil

Robert J. Wilke as First Mate of the Nautilus

Ted de Corsia as Captain Farragut

Carleton Young as John Howard

J.M. Kerrigan as Billy

Percy Helton as Coach Driver

Ted Cooper as Mate on 'Lincoln'

*Note: Disney's theatrical release 1954.

 

23.06 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: SECRET OF OLD GLORY MINE

31-Oct-1976

 

23.07 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE APPLE DUMPLING GANG (2-hour)

14-Nov-1976

written by Don Tait

based on the novel by Jack M. Bickham

directed by Norman Tokar

cast:

Tim Conway as Gangster Amos Tucker

Don Knotts as Gangster Theodore Ogelvie

Harry Morgan as Sherriff Homer McCoy

John McGiver as Banker Leonard Sharpe

Bill Bixby as Mr. Russel Donovan

Don Knight as John Wintle

Susan Clark as Magnolia 'Dusty' Clydesdale

David Wayne as Colonel T.R. Clydesdale

Stacy Manning as Celia Bradley

Clay O'Brien as Bobby Bradley

Brad Savage as Clovis Bradley

Slim Pickens as Frank Stillwell

Dennis Fimple as Rudy Hooks

Pepe Callahan as Clemons

Iris Adrian as Poker Polly

*Note: Theatrically released 1975.

 

23.08 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: DISNEY'S GREATEST DOG STARS

28-Nov-1976

 

23.09 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE GOLDEN DOG

02-Jan-1977

starring
Paul Brinegar .... Jock
Alan Napier ...... Archie
Synopsis:
Bits of gold dust in their pet Airedale's fur convince two old-timers that the

strike of their lives lies within their reach - if only they can find it. [RF]

 

23.10 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: KIT CARSON AND THE MOUNTAIN MEN (1)

09-Jan-1977

cast:

Christopher Connelly as Kit Carson

Robert Reed as Captain John C. Fremont

Gary Lockwood as Bret Haskell

Ike Eisenmann as Randy Benton

Émile Genest as Basil LeJeunesse

Richard Jaeckel as Ed Kern

Valentin de Vargas as Tibor

Joaquín Martínez as Renni

Nick Ramus as Tioga

Ruben Moreno as Martinez

Gregg Palmer as Jim Bridger

Dub Taylor as Stableman

Geoff Parks as Jud

John Flinn as Toby

Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. as General Armijo

 

23.11 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: KIT CARSON AND THE MOUNTAIN MEN (2)

16-Jan-1977

same as above.

 

23.12 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: BARRY OF THE GREAT ST. BERNARD (1)

30-Jan-1977

written by Sheldon Stark & Ann Udell

directed by Frank Zuniga

cast:

Jean-Claude Dauphin as Martin

Pierre Tabard as Julius

Maurice Teynac as Prior

Pascale Christophe as Simone

Roger Lumont as Dr. Bernay

Sacha Pitoëff as Sergeant

 

23.13 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: BARRY OF THE GREAT ST. BERNARD (2)

06-Feb-1977

same as above.

 

23.14 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: GO WEST, YOUNG DOG

20-Feb-1977

 

23.15 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: STRONGEST MAN IN THE WORLD

27-Feb-1977

written by Joseph L. McEveety & Herman Groves
directed by Vincent McEveety
cast:
Kurt Russell as Dexter Riley
Cesar Romero as A.J. Arno
Joe Flynn as Dean Higgins
Eve Arden as Harriet
Phil Silvers as Krinkle
Dick Van Patten as Harry
Harold Gould as Dietz
Michael McGreevey as Schulyer
Richard Bakalyan as Cookie
William Schallert as Professor Quigley
Benson Fong as Ah Fong
James Gregory as Chief Blair
with
Ann Marshall as Debbie
Don Carter as Gilbert
Christina Anderson as Chris
Roy Roberts as Mr. Roberts
Fritz Feld as Mr. Frederick
Ronnie Schell as Referee
Raymond Bailey as Regent Burns
John Myhers as Mr. Roscoe
James Brodhead as Edward
Dick Patterson as Mr. Secretary
Irwin Charone as Irwin
Roger Price as Roger
Jack Bailey as Jack
Larry Gelman as Larry
Eric Brotherson as Eric
Jonathon Daly as TV Announcer
Kathleen Freeman as Policewoman
Iggie Wolfington as Mr. Becker
Ned Wertimer as Mr. Parsons
Milton Frome as Mr. Lutkin
Laurie Main as Mr. Reedy
Mary Treen as Mercedes
Eddie Quillan as Mr. Willoughby
Jeff DeBenning as Mr. Rogers
Henry Slate as Mr. State
Byron Webster as Mr. Webster
Burt Mustin as Regent Appleby
Arthur Space as Regent Shaw
Bill Zuckert as Policeman
Larry J. Blake as Pete
William Bakewell as Professor
Art Metrano as TV Color Man
Pete Renaday as Reporter
Lennie Weinrib as State Coach
Danny Wells as Drummer
James Beach as TV Man
*Note: Released theatrically in 1975.

 

23.16 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE GHOST OF CYPRESS SWAMP

13-Mar-1977

directed by Vincent McEveety
cast:
Jimmy Van Patten as Bucky Landers
Noah Beery Jr. as Doc Manners
Jeff East as Lonny Bascombe
Cindy Eilbacher as Shirley Landers
Shug Fisher as Sherman Prather
Richard Wright as Norton Landers
Louise Latham as Ma Landers
Gavan O'Herlihy as Big Bob Landers
Jacqueline Scott as Aunt Louise
Tom Simcox as Pa Bascombe
James Almanzar as 1st Searcher
Tom Waters as 2nd Searcher

 

23.17 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE TRACK OF THE AFRICAN BONGO (1)

03-Apr-1977

directed by Frank Zuniga

cast:

Charles Hayes

Johnny Noava

Tony Parkinson

 

23.18 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE TRACK OF THE AFRICAN BONGO (2)

10-Apr-1977

same as above.

 

23.19 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE CASTAWAY COWBOY (2-hour)

08-May-1977

written by Richard M. Bluel & Don Tait

directed by Vincent McEveety

cast:

James Garner as Lincoln Costain

Vera Miles as Henrietta MacAvoy

Robert Culp as Calvin Bryson

Eric Shea as Booton 'Little Maca' MacAvoy

Elizabeth Smith as Lilia

Manu Tupou as Kimo

Gregory Sierra as Marruja

Shug Fisher as Captain Cary

Nephi Hannemann as Malakoma

Lito Capina as Leleo

Ralph Hanalei as Hopu

Kim Kahana as Oka

Lee Wood as Palani

Luis Delgado as The Hatman

Buddy Joe Hooker as Boatman

*Note: Released theatrically in 1974

 

23.20 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: DISNEY'S GREATEST VILLANS

15-May-1977

 

23.21 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE BLUEGRASS SPECIAL

22-May-1977

cast:
Devon Ericson .......... Penny Wainwright
William Windom ......... Phil Wainwright
Celeste Holm ........... Deidre Wainwright
Davy Jones ............. Davey
James Gleason .......... Billy Joe
Shug Fisher ............ Harvey
Edward Faulkner ........ Dan
John R. McKee .......... Jerry
Synopsis:
An aspiring teenage jockey persuades her aunt to buy

a reputedly unmanageable horse for the girl to train and ride

in a big race called, "The Bluegrass Special". [RF]

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