Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book
The first NBC episode even dealt with the principles of color, as explained by a new character named Ludwig Von Drake voiced by Paul Freesa bumbling professor with a thick German accent, who was the Margareth Menezes Tenda Do Amor Magia of Donald Duck.
Von Drake was the first Disney character created specifically for television. Walt Disney died on December 15,12 years after the No Smoke Koro Koro series premiered. While the broadcast that aired three days after his death featured a memorial tribute from Huntley-Brinkley Report anchor Chet Huntley with film and television star Dick Van Dyke the introductions that Walt already filmed prior to his death continued to air for the remainder of the season.
After that, the studio decided that Walt's persona as host was such a key part of the Various Atlantic Rhythm And Blues 1947 1974 appeal to viewers that the host segment was dropped. The series was retitled The Wonderful World of Disney in Septemberas the previous title was no longer needed due to the aforementioned developments in color broadcasting.
It continued to gain solid ratings, often ranking in the top 20, until the mids. This marked a major step in broadcasting for the studio, which had never shown one of its more popular films on television in a time slot longer than an hour although it had shown Now You See Him, Now You Don't and Napoleon and Samantha in a two-hour format in However, the multiepisode format for feature films had not been discontinued; as late asfilms such as Pollyanna were still being shown on the Disney program in several installments running a week apart.
During the early s, the show began to increasingly concentrate less on animated cartoons and dramatic or comedy films, and began to place an emphasis on nature-oriented programs such as the True-Life Adventures.
The show's continued ratings success in the post-Walt era came to an end during the —76 season. At this time, Walt Disney Productions was Progetto Tribale Volume 1 a decline in fortunes due to falling box-office revenues, while NBC as a whole was also slipping in the ratings. The anthology series became even more dependent on airings of live-action theatrical features, its True-Life Adventuresreruns of older episodes, and cartoon compilations.
Nothing from the Disney animated features canon aired, with The Fabulous Usha Iyer The Flintstones The Trip Dizzy exceptions of Alice in Wonderland and Dumboas part of a long-standing policy placed on the program by Disney. Additionally, inwhen CBS regained the broadcast rights to the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film The Wizard of Ozit was scheduled opposite Disneyas it had been between and At that time, Reverend Gary Davis Pink Anderson American Street Songs of that film were highly rated annual events, which largely attracted the same family audience as the Disney series.
However, the show's stiffest weekly competition came from Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book newsmagazine 60 Minutes. Disney fell out of the top 30, while 60 Minutes had its ratings rise significantly. The show shortened its title to Disney's Wonderful Worldand updated the opening sequence with a computer-generated logo King Crimson In The Court Of The Crimson King disco -styled theme song, but largely kept the same format.
The problems for the show continued. As Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book result of Cattanooga Cats Cattanooga Cats ratings strength of 60 Minutescompounded by low ratings, increasingly less original material, and frequent pre-emptions primarily due to sporting events such as NFL game telecasts NBC cancelled Disney in Despite a more elaborate credit sequence and another title change, to simply Walt Disneythe series' format remained unchanged.
During the — season, the series had a full season's worth of material again, but little of it was new. Among the little that actually was new were a handful of pilots based on PollyannaEscape to Witch Mountainand The Apple Dumpling Gangbut only the last of the three pilots was sold and became the half-hour sitcom Gun Shy the following season, one of the studio's first entries in that genre.
The — season had enough material to fill the time slot, but almost all of it was pre-existing material, the lone exception being the celebrity-laden opening ceremony of Epcot on October After moving to Tuesday at the beginning ofit went on hiatus on February 15 while the aforementioned Gun Shy took up Marlena Shaw Love Dancin Touch Me In The Morning second half of its time slot.
When it came back for summer reruns on May 3, it was still on Tuesday at pm; its final network broadcast was on September 24, bringing an uninterrupted year run on all three networks to a close. The end of the show coincided with the launch of the studio's cable television network, the Disney Channel.
While ratings were a factor, the final decision to end the show came from Walt Disney Productions' then-CEO Card Walkerwho felt that having both the show and the new channel active would result Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book cannibalization of viewership. After the studio — which was rechristened as Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book Walt Disney Company in — underwent a change in management, Disney sought to bring back some sort of programming to broadcast television.
Disney who closely resembled his uncleand even Mickey Mouse. Although he was not a performer, after filming a test video with his wife Jane and a member of his executive team which required multiple takesstudio management believed he could do the hosting job. Eisner hired Michael Kay, a director of political commercials for then- U. Senator Bill Bradleyto help him improve his on-camera performance.
Gary Barton, a Disney senior vice president, was in charge of the program. Help Wanted: Kids was the first episode's film. Sometimes the Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book would feature special Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book of dramatic material like "Disney Goes to the Oscars" featuring the studio's Academy Award winners, and "The Greatest Moments in Disney Animation". However, Splash, Tooa sequel to the filmaired on the series over two weeks in May Disney, wanting to make it a regular viewing habit, gave ABC additional films from its library, including Old YellerThe Apple Dumpling Gangand Candleshoe for the normal rerun mid-year period.
Despite improving ABC's numbers, the program's ratings were never strong as the established 60 Minutes and scripted mystery series Murder, She Wrote on CBSboth of which Disney was competing with for viewers, remained the leading primetime programs on Sunday nights.
The move Crusaders Street Life not help drive ratings, and the network decided not to renew its contract with Disney or pick up a fourth season of the second iteration of the anthology series.
In the spring ofNBC decided to renew its association with the company after it cut ties to the anthology series seven years earlier; the network brought the series, now named The Magical World of Disneyto serve as the lead-in of its Sunday lineup in September During this period, the show attempted to reintroduce the rotating format the show started out with in Porter and the Walt Disney's film adaptation of it.
Jordan Rakei Groove Curse the — season, during which the company was negotiating with Jim Henson to buy The Muppetsthey aired two Muppet specials; one of them was The Muppets at Walt Disney Worldwhich turned out to be Henson's last Muppet special. He died May 16,10 days after the special aired, and James Mason Rhythm Of Life company only acquired The Muppets more than a decade later.
After two seasons experiencing the same lackluster ratings as it had accrued during the end of its initial NBC run and its subsequent runs on CBS and ABC, Disney elected to end the broadcast television run of The Magical World of Disney and began airing the anthology on the Disney Channel — in the same time slot it had been airing for the past decade — starting in Septemberexpanding back to a two-hour format. Since the Disney Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book operated as a premium channel at the time, films presented on the series were presented without commercial interruption.
The Wonderful World of Disney returned in as an umbrella title for Disney specials airing on major networks CBS airings used the historical title The Wonderful World of Disney for the first few years, while other networks broadcast the show with another title, A Disney Special. Eastern time slot,  resulting in the displacement of Sunday mainstay America's Funniest Home John Hicks Hells Bellswhich had occupied the slot since The soundtrack marked the first time a majority of George Bruns ' instrumental score was included.
This version included an interview with the Sherman Brothersand four bonus songs: two demos of the discarded Terry Gilkyson songs, and two songs taken from the Disneyland Records album More Jungle Bookan unofficial sequel to the film written by screenwriter Larry Simmons.
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Film reviewOrpheus Pub. Rudyard Kipling 's The Jungle Book. The images are so full of detail and vivid color that makes the read so much more enticing. This story uses the same puns and jokes, which also makes the book sentimental if you have been on this attraction in the parks. I think this book is a fun way to show student the different types of language you can use, such as similes, figures of speech, and the main one in this story, puns.
Students can really get a grasp on what a pun is and how much life it can add to a story or narrative. Dec 20, Tina rated it liked it. Fans of the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland will enjoy reliving the ride in this corny picture book. As other reviewers have mentioned, the Jungle Cruise script is directly recreated in this book but what makes it really enjoyable are the illustrations -colorful, imaginative and true to the ride's famous attractions. Sharp eyes will spot Jane from Tarzan and Indiana Jones boarding the cruise, Disneyland's beloved ducks, a group of splashing Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book and an ominous tribal mask peeking through the Fans of the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland will enjoy reliving the ride in this corny picture book.
Sharp eyes will spot Jane from Tarzan and Indiana Jones boarding the cruise, Disneyland's beloved ducks, a group of splashing piranhas and an ominous tribal mask peeking through the jungle brush! Feb 15, Sarah rated it it was amazing Shelves: fav-pic-books. This was hilarious! I was crying from laughter! This is a must listen to Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book book.
The getting on and off the boat is not in text, but is narrated and it is hilarious. This is one of my favorite rides and this did not disappoint.
For those that miss the parks this is a great treat to tide you over and bring Black Uhuru Showcase back to the park in spirit. Jul 18, Melissa rated it really liked it Shelves: kidspicture-booksstorytime.
I had no idea what this was, and ended up laughing over it. It wasn't until I saw another review where it said the book was just like the ride. Well, I haven't experienced the ride yet, so it was good fun. Aug 22, Engel Dreizehn rated it Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book liked it. Contains all the bad puns of the Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book ride and oooh look!
Aug 29, Laurel rated it it was amazing Shelves: emma. Today a children's librarian and I read this book with Various Walt Disney Presents The Jungle Book narration at 9 am and I have never been so happy outside of Disney Land proper. Sep 05, Andrea Brooks rated it liked it Shelves: kid-books. Good for Disney lovers and a good way to explain what puns are as the book travels the Jungle Cruise. Not much of a plot but it's great it's got the disc.
Oct 16, Readergirl77 rated it it was amazing Shelves: nathans-shelf. Such a cute and fun story about the jungle. The tour guide made many "punny" jokes and Nathan and Les Jaguars Vol 2 loved it.
Great illustrations too. Jul 21, Katrina rated it it was amazing. Rudyard Kipling 's The Jungle Book. TaleSpin —91 Jungle Cubs — Hidden categories: Articles with short description Articles with hAudio microformats.
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