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Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus (1960)

 -  Family | Drama  -  21 January 1960 (USA)
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Taken in by distant members of his family after being orphaned, Toby Tyler runs away to join the circus.

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Toby Tyler
Henry Calvin ...
Ben Cotter
Gene Sheldon ...
Sam Treat
Bob Sweeney ...
Harry Tupper
Richard Eastham ...
Colonel Sam Castle
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Jim Weaver
Barbara Beaird ...
Mademoiselle Jeanette
Dennis Olivieri ...
Monsieur Ajax (as Dennis Joel)
Edith Evanson ...
Aunt Olive
Tom Fadden ...
Uncle Daniel
Oliver Wallace ...
Bandleader (as Ollie Wallace)
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Taken in by distant members of his family after being orphaned, Toby Tyler runs away to join the circus.

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Trivia

Disney was able to bolster interest in this Kevin Corcoran vehicle by using Henry Calvin and Gene Sheldon in co-starring roles. They were both the co-stars of Disney's hit television series Zorro (1957) which was then off the air due to legal disputes between Disney and the American Broadcasting Company. See more »

Goofs

Wires are clearly visible, attached to Toby as he does bareback riding stunts. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Daniel: I'm a poor man, yet I took you in out of decency's sake when no one else would have you!
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Biddle-Dee-Dee
Written by Diane Lampert and Richard Loring
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Why aren't these old movies available?
11 July 2003 | by (Southern California) – See all my reviews

My 7 year old grandson was held spellbound by Toby Tyler. I'd love to buy him his own copy, but it's not available. I'd be thrilled to see Disney release a lot of their archival films. How about a DVD starring Jiminy Cricket? I can still hear Jiminy singing "I'm No Fool". "Seabiscuit" is riding a wave of current popularity, but I still remember Nautilus, Disney's "The Horse With the Flying Tail". A recent commercial on T.V. features rabbits multiplying out of control, but way back when there was a Disney short cartoon about multiplying guinea pigs. It would be great if future generations of children could savor and enjoy these little cinematic gems.


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