CTVA US Anthology - "The Wonderful World of Disney" (NBC) Season 24 (1977-78)

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 Season 24 (NBC) (1977-78)
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NBC Sundays 7:30 pm EST (sometimes 7:00pm)

     

11Sep77 rerun of The Mystery in Dracula's Castle aired 07-Jan-1973

 

24.01 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: GUS

18-Sep-1977

written by Ted Key

directed by Vincent McEveety

cast:

Edward Asner as Hank Cooper

Don Knotts as Coach Venner

Gary Grimes as Andy Petrovic

Tim Conway as Crankcase

Liberty Williams as Debbie Kovac

Dick Van Patten as Cal Wilson

Ronnie Schell as Joe Barnsdale

Bob Crane as Pepper

Johnny Unitas as Himself

Dick Butkus as Rob Cargil

Harold Gould as Charles Gwynn

Tom Bosley as Spinner

Titos Vandis as Papa Petrovic

Hanna Hertelendy as Mama Petrovic

Liam Dunn as Dr. Morgan

Synopsis:

A mule named "Gus" finds a place for his talents on a winless professional football team.

 

24.02 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE TREASURE OF MATECUMBE (2-hour)

02-Oct-1977

written by Don Tait

based on the novel by Robert Lewis Taylor

directed by Vincent McEveety

cast:

Johnny Doran as Davie

Billy Attmore as Thad

Robert Foxworth as Jim

Joan Hackett as Lauriette Paxton

Peter Ustinov as Dr. Ewing T. Snodgrass

Vic Morrow as Spangler

Jane Wyatt as Aunt Effie

Virginia Vincent as Aunt Lou

Robert DoQui as Ben

Don Knight as Skaggs

Mills Watson as Catrell

Dub Taylor as Sheriff Forbes

Valentin de Vargas as Charlie

Dick Van Patten as The Gambler

George Lindsey as Coahoma Sheriff

Logan Ramsey as Coley

Johny Myhers as Captain Boomer

Clint Ritchie as Flatboat Leader

Rex Holman as Informant

Warde Donovan as Sheriff Coffey

Synopsis:

Two boys race a cutthroat down the Mississippi, through the Everglades to a Floria Key.

The prize a fortune in buried gold that can save their family mansion in post-Civil War Kentucky.

 

24.03 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: CHARLEY AND THE ANGEL (2-hour)

16-Oct-1977

written by Roswell Rogers

based on the novel Will Stanton

directed by Vincent McEveety

cast:

Fred MacMurray ....... Charley Appleby

Cloris Leachman ....... Nettie Appleby

Harry Morgan ....... The Angel

Kurt Russell ....... Ray Ferris

Kathleen Cody ....... Leonora Appleby

Vincent Van Patten ....... Willie Appleby

Scott Kolden ....... Rupert Appleby

George Lindsey ....... Pete

Edward Andrews ....... Banker

Richard Bakalyan ....... Buggs

Barbara Nichols ....... Sadie

Kelly Thordsen ....... Policeman

Liam Dunn ....... Dr. Sprague

Larry D. Mann ....... Felix

George O'Hanlon ....... Police Chief

Synopsis:

Set in the Depression, Charley Appleby, a hardware store owner is only concerned with business,

until a heavenly messenger informs him that his time is up. [RF]

 

24.04 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY (1963)

23-Oct-1977

written by James Algar

based on the novel by Sheila Burnford

directed by Fletcher Markle

Narrated by Rex Allen

Cast:

Emile Genest ....... John Longridge

John Drainie ....... Professor Jim Hunter

Tommy Tweed ....... Hermit

Sandra Scott ....... Mrs. Hunter

Syme Jago ....... Helvi Nurmi

Marion Finlayson ....... Elizabeth Hunter

Ronald Cohoon ....... Peter Hunter

Robert Christie ....... James MacKenzie

Beth Lockerbie ....... Nell MacKenzie

Jan Rubes ....... Carl Nurmi

Iréna Mayeska ....... Mrs. Nurmi

Beth Amos ....... Mrs. Oakes

Eric Clavering ....... Bert Oakes

Synopsis:

The "Incredible Journey" is taken by three pets, two dogs and a cat,

crossing the wilds of Ontario as they return to the owner who had

left them in the temporary care of a friend. (90min)

*Note: Released theatrically in 1963.

 

24.05 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: HALLOWEEN HALL O' FAME

30-Oct-1977

cast:

Jonathan Winters

Summary:

Features Jonathan Winters as a bumbling night watchman and a talking pumpkin at

Disney Studios on Halloween Eve. While making his rounds, he's attracted by the

prop room, where items like a skeleton and a cigar-store Indian inspire a series of

wild improvisations. Punctuating the hour are scary scenes from four Disney cartoons,

including, "The Legend of the Sleepy Hollow" and "Trick or Treat".

 

24.06 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE MOUSEKETEERS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD

20-Nov-1977

cast:

Joanne Anne Worley ....... Miss Osborne

Ronnie Schell ....... Brown

Dennis Underwood ....... Harrison

Synopsis:

A series of misadventures plagues the Mouseketeers at Walt Disney World.

They're there to put on a show and tour the Florida amusement park.

Songs include: "River Country", "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah", "Whistle While You Work", "Pooh Polka".

 

24.07 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: FROM ALL OF US TO ALL OF YOU #6

25-Dec-1977

Synopsis:

Jiminy Cricket is the host of Disney's traditional Christmas greeting featuring such

cartoon characters as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Chip 'n' Dale, Peter Pan,

Bambi, Pinocchio, Lady and the Tramp, Cinderella and Snow White.

Songs include: "Deck the Hall", "Bella Notte", and "When You Wish Upon A Star".

 

24.08 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THREE ON THE RUN

08-Jan-1978

 

24.09 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: JOURNEY TO THE VALLEY OF THE EMU

22-Jan-1978

 

24.10 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE SHAGGY DOG (2-hour)

29-Jan-1978

written by Lillie Hayward

based on the book by Felix Salten

directed by Charles Barton

cast:

Fred MacMurray as Wilson Daniels

Jean Hagen as Frieda Daniels

Tommy Kirk as Wilby Daniels

Annette Funicello as Allison D'Allessio

Tim Considine as Buzz Miller

Kevin Corcoran as Moochie (Montgomery) Daniels

Cecil Kellaway as Professor Plumcutt

Alexander Scourby as Dr. Mikhail Andrassy

Roberta Shore as Franceska Andrassy

James Westerfield as Officer Hanson

Strother Martin as Thurm

Forrest Lewis as Officer Kelly

Ned Wever as E.P. Hackett

Gordon Jones as Captain Scanlon

Jacques Aubuchon as Stefano

*Note: Theatrically released in 1959.

 

24.11 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE MILLION DOLLAR DIXIE DELIVERANCE

05-Feb-1978

 

24.12 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: RACE FOR SURVIVAL

05-Mar-1978

 

24.13 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: TRAIL OF DANGER (1)

12-Mar-1978

directed by Andrew V. McLaglen

cast:

Jim Davis as Pop Apling

Robert Donner as The Sheep Boss

Tom Hiler as The Ice Man

Charles Hoagland as The Old Timer

David Ireland as The Hand

Larry Wilcox as Beech Carter

 

24.14 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: TRAIL OF DANGER (2)

19-Mar-1978

same as above.

 

24.15 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: MIXED NUTS

26-Mar-1978

 

24.16 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: CHILD OF GLASS (2-hour)

14-May-1978

written by Jim Lawrence

based on the novel by Richard Peck

directed by John Erman

cast:

Barbara Barrie as Emily Armsworth

Biff McGuire as Joe Armsworth

Anthony Zerbe as Amory Timmons

Nina Foch as Aunt Lavinia Culp

Katy Kurtzman as Blossom Culp

Steve Shaw as Alexander Armsworth

Olivia Barash as Inez Dumaine

Denise Nickerson as Connie Sue Armsworth

Jack Rader as Sheriff Muncey

Irene Tedrow as Miss Merryweather

Lilyan Chauvin as Madame Dumaine

David Hurst as Jacques Dumaine

Sue Ann Gilfillan as Ludee Calhoun

 

24.17 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: THE YOUNG RUNAWAYS (2-hour)

28-May-1978

written by Sy Gomberg

directed by Russ Mayberry

cast:

Anne Francis as Marian Lockhart

Robert Webber as Fred Lockhart

Gary Collins as Lt. Ray Phillips

Pat Delaney as Katherine Phillips

Alicia Fleer as Rosebud Doyle

Tommy Crebbs as Joseph T. Doyle

Richard Bakalyan as Jocko

Walter Barnes as Sgt. Abel

Lucille Benson as Grandma Hopkins

Chip Courtland as Eric

Kurt Courtland as Stanley

Sonny Shroyer as C.L. Doyle

Sharon Farrell as Mamma Doyle

Tim Pelligrino as Little Freddie Doyle

Daryn Sipes as Margaret Jean Doyle

Barbara Hale as Mrs. Ogle

Ken Jones as Mike

Jennifer Jason Leigh as Heather

Cynthia Mayberry as Girl Backpacker

Dermott Downs as Chuck

Howard Platt as Bubba

Dolores Sandoz as Miss Anderson

Steve Sherman as Pete

John Lupton as Benefactor

Michael Warren as Officer #1

Robert Dunlap as Officer #2

Walt Davis as Officer #3

 

24.18 [--] The Wonderful World of Disney: A TALE OF TWO CRITTERS

04-Jun-1978

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