The Bell Telephone Hour

Season 3 Episode 10

The Sounds of America

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Feb 17, 1961 on NBC
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The Sounds of America

The "Sounds of America" presents a trip through Disneyland aboard a miniature train. In the first act, the chorus sings about the sights that are seen, such as waterfalls, Pinocchio's village and Alice in Wonderland's home. In the second act, the train travels through Frontierland and western sights are seen. In the third act, the trip continues via a steamboat, which travels on the Mississippi. Mark Twain tells of his days on the river. In the fourth act, the scene is Main Street in early America and the chorus sings about life there. For the finale, a band marches down the street.

Medley of songs about "travel". Disney film songs medley -- Medley of songs from the western U.S.A -- Ballad of Bessie and Tessie -- Medley of music from the Mississippi river -- Mark Twain monologue -- Island, a tree house, and a cave -- Mark Twain monologue -- Medley of songs about life on "Main Street" -- "Ballin' the Jack" -- "When You Wish Upon a Star".


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