Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Season 1
S01 E01Oct 27, 1954
The Disneyland Story Oct 27, 1954 Walt Disney introduces the show that will be a Sunday-night tradition for over 40 years, Disneyland. In this episode, he introduces upcoming season previews, plus movies that are to be coming out soon. The second half of the show is all about Mickey Mouse, Disney's first creation.
S01 E02Nov 3, 1954
Alice in Wonderland  Nov 3, 1954 The 1951 Walt Disney animated film is the basis of this episode.
S01 E03Nov 10, 1954
Prairie Seal Island Nov 10, 1954 James Algar explores the lives of animal habitats as captured on film. The next portion is the 1948 True-Life Disney movie, Seal Island with Winston Hibler narrating about the habitat of the fur seal.
S01 E04Nov 17, 1954
The Donald Duck Story Nov 17, 1954 It's all about Donald Duck here as his career is highlighted.
S01 E05Nov 24, 1954
So Dear to My Heart  Nov 24, 1954 The 1949 Disney movie is highlighted in this episode. Jeremiah is a young boy who owns a black lamb named Danny the Ram. Jeremiah wants to enter Danny into the spring fair, not out of pride for his pet but for the material gain of winning a ribbon. But alas, the fleece-bearer flees from home, leaving Jeremiah devastated. Jeremiah prays to God asking to be reunited with his runaway ram. In return, he promises to love Danny forever, and forsake any thoughts of using him to win ribbons.
S01 E06Dec 1, 1954
A Story of Dogs Dec 1, 1954 Walt Disney takes us behind the scenes on the making of his new animated feature Lady & the Tramp.
S01 E07Dec 8, 1954
Operation Undersea Dec 8, 1954 This is a look into the making of the theatrical feature 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
S01 E08Dec 15, 1954
Davy Crockett: Indian Fighter Dec 15, 1954 This is the first of five stories of the legendary Davy Crockett. In it, Davy and his friend Georgie Russel go off to fight the hostile Creek Indians.
S01 E09Dec 22, 1954
A Present for Donald Dec 22, 1954 In this Christmas episode, Donald Duck gets a movie projector and a film reel of a penguin who wants to be free of the frozen climate.
S01 E10Dec 29, 1954
Beaver Valley/Cameras in Africa Dec 29, 1954 In teh first part, Walt Disney presents a famous animal photographer named Alfred G. Milotte, who presents clips of his African trip that has stunning stories about the African elephant and the lion. The second part deals with the beaver habitat as displayed in the 1948 True-Life Adventure film, Beaver Valley.
S01 E11Jan 5, 1955
Treasure Island  (1) Jan 5, 1955 Young Jim Hawkins is caught up with the pirate Long John Silver in search of the buried treasure of the buccaneer Captain Flint, in this adaptation of the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.
S01 E12Jan 12, 1955
Treasure Island  (2) Jan 12, 1955 Young Jim Hawkins is caught up with the pirate Long John Silver in search of the buried treasure of the buccaneer Captain Flint, in this adaptation of the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.
S01 E13Jan 19, 1955
Monsters of the Deep Jan 19, 1955 Walt Disney takes us into the world of the sea with its many creatures.
S01 E14Jan 26, 1955
Davy Crockett: Goes to Congress Jan 26, 1955 In the Second episode of the Davy Crockett trilogy, Davy, George and their families settle in Tennessee. Davy goes to town to file his claim, and he gets into it with a bully named Big Foot Mason. When Mason is beaten, the judge asks Davy to be the new lawman.
S01 E15Feb 2, 1955
The Wind in the Willows Feb 2, 1955 Kenneth Grahame is the subject of this episode as we take a look at the short film of ""The Wind and the Willows"", as seen in the movie The Reluctant Dragon from 1941.
S01 E16Feb 9, 1955
A Progress Report/Nature's Half Acre Feb 9, 1955 The first half of this epsiode is dedicated to the construction of the new Disneyland theme park in Anaheim.
S01 E17Feb 16, 1955
Calvacade of Songs Feb 16, 1955 Walt Disney shows us the importance of music in motion pictures. We also get a behind the scenes peek at the music made for the forthcoming movie Lady and the Tramp
S01 E18Feb 23, 1955
Davy Crockett: At the Alamo Feb 23, 1955 The final chapter of the Davy Crockett trilogy begins when Davy and George make friends with a cheating gambler named Thimblerig. It is Thimblerig that gets Davy and George to go to Texas to fight the Mexicans at the Alamo, an ill-fated mistake for Davy.
S01 E19Mar 2, 1955
From Aesop to Hans Christian Andersen Mar 2, 1955 Classic storytelling comes to life with Disney animation.
S01 E20Mar 9, 1955
Man in Space Mar 9, 1955 "Man in Space" is an episode of Disneyland which originally aired on March 9, 1955. It was directed by Disney animator Ward Kimball. Later, it was edited into a featurette to play in theaters, accompanying Davy Crockett and the River Pirates. This Disneyland episode, was narrated partly by Kimball and also by such famed scientists as Dr. Willy Ley, Dr. Heinz Haber, Dr. Wernher von Braun and Dick Tufeld of Lost in Space fame. The show talks briefly about the lighthearted history of rockets and is followed by discussions of satellites, a practical look at what spacemen will have to face in a rocket and a rocket takeoff into space.An adaptation of the episode was published by Dell as Four Color #716 in 1956, scripted by Don R. Christensen with art by Tony Sgroi. It was actually a "novelization" in comic book form of two Walt Disney television programs, "Man in Space" and "Tomorrow the Moon". Also found as a 1956 UK reprint as "A World Distributors Movie Classic" and a 1959 combined reprint with the other 2 Dell Comics adaptations of "Man in Space" films as "Walt Disney's Man in Space".
S01 E21Jul 13, 1955
The Pre-Opening Report from Disneyland Jul 13, 1955 The big day of the grand opening of Disneyland is almost here, and Walt Disney is making plans to ensure that the park will be safe and ready for its first guests on July 17, 1955.
S01 E22Jul 17, 1955
Dateline: Disneyland Jul 17, 1955 The Grand Opening of Disneyland is celebrated on live tv coast to coast. The 17 million dollar project is finally complete. Many celebrities attended the opening (although not scheduled for an appearance)as they take a day to enjoy the park with their families.These included: Irene Dunn,Bonita Granville,Marjorie Raines,Gail Storm,Ken Murray,Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr.,Alan Young, and Jerry Colona.