Toast of the Town

Season 5 Episode 22

February 8, 1953: The Walt Disney Story

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 08, 1953 on CBS
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February 8, 1953: The Walt Disney Story

Ed Sullivan narrates "The Life Story of Walt Disney." To prepare for this show, Ed flew to the West Coast and spent 3 days on the Disney lot gathering material including audio recordings and films.
--Walt Disney guest stars. With help from Donald Duck, Disney tells his life story. Walt demonstrates how he created some of his beloved characters. All of Disney's characters from Mickey Mouse (1928) to "Peter Pan" (1953), his latest production, were to be covered on this show. Also, a look at the filming of his famous productions "Steamboat Willie," "The Three Little Pigs," "Snow White" and "Peter Pan" with behind the scene footage.
Also scheduled to appear:
--The Step Brothers (aka The Four Step Brothers) (dance team)


Who was the Episode MVP ?

Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan


Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1964-1971)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

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