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Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 

Disneyland (original title)
A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

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Release Date:

27 October 1954 (USA)  »

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(1986-1987) | (1954-1960, 1961-1986 and 1987-1990) | (1960-1961)

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(RCA Sound System)

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(1954-1961)| (Technicolor) (1961-1990)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

NBC was loyal to the show throughout the 1960s and most of the 1970s, but by 1979, ratings were declining, and they demanded changes in the format. The studio updated the visual look of the show with a disco theme song and a fancier opening sequence. This convinced NBC to renew the show until 1981. But the ratings did not improve, and NBC cancelled it. CBS then picked it up and featured an even more elaborate opening sequence using then-state-of-the art computer graphics. Disney cancelled the show in 1983, due to the start of The Disney Channel. The show was revived in 1986 on ABC, then moved to NBC in 1988. It was cancelled in 1990 after thirty-six consecutive seasons on network television. In 1997, the show was revived by ABC as The Wonderful World of Disney (1995). See more »

Quotes

[opening lines; 1954-1966]
Announcer: And now, your host, Walt Disney.
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Connections

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Soundtracks

When You Wish Upon a Star
(Theme from 1954-1961)
Written by Leigh Harline and Ned Washington
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I'd like to know why The Disney Channel discontinued "Vault Disney"? The section "The Wonderful World of Disney" with the castle in the background, "When you wish upon a star" was playing in the foreground and finally Tinkerbell flying around and using her wand was a great highlight. Anybody know where this reel or site is? I'm looking around all the Disney and classic TV sites. If there is a DVD available or if the Disney powers that be say no, why not? I guess we miss that type of programming. The show use to be on NBC for years. The Disney Channel use to run that segment. If there is a way to get a hold of this program or footage, let me know.


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