Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: Season 4, Episode 12

Mars and Beyond (4 Dec. 1957)
"Disneyland" Mars and Beyond (original title)

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The episode begins with an introduction of Walt Disney and his robot friend Garco, who provide a brief overview of this episode, which starts with a look at mankind seeking to understand ... See full summary »

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The episode begins with an introduction of Walt Disney and his robot friend Garco, who provide a brief overview of this episode, which starts with a look at mankind seeking to understand his world, first noticing patterns in the stars. He develops beliefs regarding the celestial bodies. Theories from scientists and philosophers are discussed. Ptolemy's inaccurate but formerly-accepted theories are discussed, as are those of Copernicus. Life on other planets is considered, soon focusing on Mars. Ideas from science-fiction authors H.G. Wells and Edgar Rice Burroughs are brought to life with colorful animation. Pulp science fiction comics of the time are parodied. Then the program adopts a serious tone as it profiles each of the planets in the solar system, from the perspective of what would happen to man on them. The claim is that whereas most of the planets are either too cold or too hot for life as we know it, life on Mars could almost be normal, something that is of importance for ... Written by Anonymous

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This film is available as a bonus on the Disney DVD of Roving Mars (2006). See more »

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Featured in The Mouse Factory: Interplanetary Travel (1972) See more »

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If you enjoy CLASSIC narration,must see!
24 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

content contains refreshing controversial ideas,especially imagining yourself back in MCMLVII. If you remember where you were whilst watching the first Moon Landing,you must have this in your collection!The narration Paul Frees,takes you back to the time when your imagination was as fresh as a warm summer breeze,on your cheek,with the scent of fresh grass and wildflowers.....in other words your mind was still a fresh sponge,everything still smelled fresh and pungent,you were still afraid to sleep in the back room of your house alone,for fear the Morlocks maybe lurking behind the basement door at night.(Not to mention the original"Invaders from Mars").Anyway,you probably have this short stored in your subconscious,waiting to send you back on a revere.


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