Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Season 2
S02 E01Sep 14, 1955
Dumbo  Sep 14, 1955 This is an airing of the beloved 1941 animated feature, edited to run in the allotted time slot.Mrs. Jumbo, a circus elephant receives a baby with large ears. The other elephants ostracize him, and his mother is locked up for attacking a heckling human. As Dumbo, the mocking nickname for the baby elephant given to him, finds himself without any friends, an ambitious mouse named Timothy befriends him and helps him overcome his problem.
S02 E02Sep 21, 1955
Behind the True-Life Cameras, Olympic Elk Sep 21, 1955 James Algar takes us behind the scenes of a True-Life adventure in The Everglades and in a desert with Bob Crandall.
S02 E03Sep 28, 1953
Jiminy Cricket Presents Bongo Sep 28, 1953 A little circus bear runs away and finds more of his own kind. Rejected at first, he soon becomes a hero after standing up to a bully named Lumpjaw. This is actually the first half of the animated film, Fun and Fancy Free (1947)
S02 E04Oct 5, 1955
People and Places: Tiburon, Sardinia, Morocco/Icebreakers Oct 5, 1955 This episode is from the People and Places theatrical series filmed by William N. Smith about his adventures in these exotic places.
S02 E05Oct 12, 1955
The Adventures of Mickey Mouse Oct 12, 1955 Walt looks at the career of Mickey Mouse through a collection of his short cartoons.
S02 E06Oct 19, 1955
The Story of the Silly Symphony Oct 19, 1955 This compilation of several of Disney's ""Silly Symphonies,"" a series of short cartoons from the 1930s has Walt telling viewers about the respective origins of many of the stories.
S02 E07Oct 26, 1955
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow  Oct 26, 1955 The eerie tale of a schoolteacher (Ichabod Crane) who is spireted away on Halloween Night by the Headless Horseman, from a little town in the Catskill Mountains.
S02 E08Nov 2, 1955
The Story of Robin Hood  (1) Nov 2, 1955 The legendary tale of a gamekeepers son becoming a crusader for the opressed in the early days of England comes to life in this stunning Disney adaption Of the Classic story.
S02 E09Nov 9, 1955
The Story of Robin Hood  (2) Nov 9, 1955 The legendary tale of a gamekeepers son becoming a crusader for the opressed in the early days of England comes to life in this stunning Disney adaption Of the Classic story.
S02 E10Nov 16, 1955
Davy Crockett: The Keelboat Race Nov 16, 1955 It seems the only way Mr. Disney could bring his dead hero, Davy Crockett, back to life was to pass this story off as a ""tall tale"". It involves Davy and his pal Georgie Russel in a keelboat race to New Orleans against swaggering Mike Fink, the ""king of the river"". This episode is avalible on DVD as part of a 2-disc set.
S02 E11Nov 30, 1955
The Story of the Animated Drawing Nov 30, 1955 The first of three shows based on Disney's ""Art of Animation"" book. Walt Disney explores the history of Animation from primitive cave drawings, to Windsor McKay's ""Gertie the Dinosaur"" and Pat Sullivan's Felix the Cat, up to Fantasia. Two cartoons are featured: The Skeleton Dance (1929) and the Nutcraker Suite segmest from Fantasia. This episode is avalible on the ""Behind the Scenes at Walt Disney Studios"" 2-disc DVD.
S02 E12Dec 7, 1955
The Goofy Success Story Dec 7, 1955 Goofy's rise to stardom is the main plot to this special which was a compilation of cartoon shorts.
S02 E13Dec 14, 1955
Davy Crockett: The River Pirates Dec 14, 1955 The final Davy Crockett story (the second ""Legend"" tale) has Davy and ex-foe Mike Fink on the same side, fighting some nasty pirates who are passing themselves off as Indians in order to start a war. This episode is avalible as part of a 2-disc DVD set.
S02 E14Dec 28, 1955
Man and the Moon Dec 28, 1955 This installment tells of many age-old legends and fantasies about the moon, upon which, at the time of this episode, man was still trying to land.
S02 E15Jan 4, 1956
When Knighthood Was in Flower  (1) Jan 4, 1956 A story about 2 Noblemen who both develop feelings for King Henry the VIII sister. This was an edited version of the theatrical release of ""The Sword And The Rose"".
S02 E16Jan 11, 1956
When Knighthood Was in Flower  (2) Jan 11, 1956 A story about 2 Noblemen who both develop feelings for King Henry the VIII sister. This was an edited version of the theatrical release of ""The Sword And The Rose"".
S02 E17Jan 18, 1956
A Tribute to Joel Chandler Harris Jan 18, 1956 A show dedicated to life of Joe Chandler Harris, author of Song Of The South -- also a segment from Song Of the South is shown
S02 E18Feb 1, 1956
A Day in the Life of Donald Duck Feb 1, 1956 Walt and the Mousketeers recreate a day in the life of Donald Duck.
S02 E19Feb 8, 1956
Survival in Nature Feb 8, 1956 Animals in nature are filmed, their daily lives in their habitat.
S02 E20Feb 15, 1956
Our Unsung Villains Feb 15, 1956 "Our Unsung Villains" is a 1956 episode of Walt Disney anthology television series. The program has Walt Disney handing over the hosting duties to the Magic Mirror, who promptly decides to do a show devoted to the Disney villains. Hans Conried plays the role of the Magic Mirror and would reprise the role in many Disney television specials, including the 1977 followup "Disney's Greatest Villains." In this program, the Magic Mirror only focuses on four villains, whereas he covers twelve in "Disney's Greatest Villains."
S02 E21Feb 29, 1956
A Trip Thru Adventureland/Water Birds Feb 29, 1956 Another of the "progress reports" presented on the TV anthology Disneyland to promote the new theme park of the same name, this episode was designed to bring viewers up to date on the section of the park known as "Adventureland." While there is a great deal of emphasis on "Davy Crockett" tie-ins, the centerpiece of the segment is a filmed trip along the new Jungle Cruise ride. Afterwards, the rest of the episode features the True-Life Adventure film, Water Birds.
S02 E22Mar 7, 1956
On Vacation Mar 7, 1956 Jimminy Cricket takes a look at the friendship of Mickey,Goofy,and Donald.
S02 E23Mar 14, 1956
Stormy, the Thoroughbred  Mar 14, 1956 The story of a horse deemed unraceable because of his size.
S02 E24Mar 21, 1956
The Goofy Sports Show Mar 21, 1956 Walt introduces the narrator, Spyrus Olympopolus, to demonstrate how the ancient sports practiced in foreign countries have evolved into the games of today. Spyros illustrates this using Goofy.
S02 E25Apr 4, 1956
Where Do the Stories Come From? Apr 4, 1956 With the help of staff home videos, Walt tries to answer viewers questions where the stories from his films originally derived from.
S02 E26May 30, 1956
Behind the Scenes with Fess Parker May 30, 1956 Fess parker hosts a look at Disney's upcoming movie ""The Great Locomotive Chase"".