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"Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" The Peter Tchaikovsky Story (1959)"Disneyland" The Peter Tchaikovsky Story (original title)

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Otto Englander (screenplay) and
Joe Rinaldi (screenplay)
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Original Air Date:
30 January 1959 (Season 5, Episode 16)
The story of young Tchaikovsky through the premiere of his "Sleeping Beauty" ballet. | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Grant Williams ... Peter Tchaikovsky (the man)
Rex Hill ... Peter Tchaikovsky (the boy)

Leon Askin ... Anton Rubinstein
Lilyan Chauvin ... Fanny Durbach
Narda Onyx ... Desiree Artot

Gregory Gaye ... Major Mashovksy (as Gregory Gay)

John Banner ... Office Supervisor
Edith Evanson ... Mother Tchaikovsky

Alex Gerry ... Father Tchaikovsky
Galina Ulanova ... Odette in 'Swan Lake'
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Walt Disney ... Himself - Host

Episode Crew
Directed by
Charles Barton 
Writing credits
Otto Englander (screenplay) and
Joe Rinaldi (screenplay)

Produced by
Clyde Geronimi .... producer
Original Music by
George Bruns 
Cinematography by
Walter Castle (director of photography) (as Walter H. Castle)
Film Editing by
George Gale 
Art Direction by
Marvin Aubrey Davis 
Set Decoration by
Hal Gausman 
Emile Kuri 
Costume Design by
Chuck Keehne 
Makeup Department
Pat McNalley .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vincent McEveety .... assistant director
Art Department
Dick Anthony .... special art work
Sound Department
Robert O. Cook .... sound

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Disneyland: The Peter Tchaikovsky Story (#5.16)" - USA (original title)
30 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
USA:Approved (certificate #19279)

Did You Know?

Walt Disney's ideal vision of telecasting this program in widescreen and stereophonic sound is now an everyday reality thanks to HDTV. Unfortunately, he did not live to see it.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Steamboat Willie (1928)See more »
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