Two stories. The Wind in the Willows: Concise version of Kenneth Grahame's story of the same name. J. Thaddeus Toad, owner of Toad Hall, is prone to fads, such as the newfangled motor car. This desire for the very latest lands him in much trouble with the wrong crowd, and it is up to his friends, Mole, Rat and Badger to save him from himself. - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: Retelling of Washington Irving's story set in a tiny New England town. Ichabod Crane, the new schoolmaster, falls for the town beauty, Katrina Van Tassel, and the town Bully Brom Bones decides that he is a little too successful and needs "convincing" that Katrina is not for him.
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The idea to produce a film based on "The Wind in the Willows" (1908) was suggested to Walt Disney in 1938. Since the novel featured anthropomorphic animals, it was thought that animation would be the ideal medium for an adaptation. Disney secured the rights to the novel the same year. See more
Just before Brom spots Ichabod for the first time, as he's drinking his beer, his socks suddenly change lengths for a few frames. See more
If you were asked to choose the most fabulous character in English literature, who would it be? Robin Hood? King Arthur? Becky Sharp? Sherlock Holmes? Oliver Twist, perhaps? Well, any one of them would be an excellent choice. Still, for the most fabulous character of all, I would nominate... a toad - J. Thaddeus Toad, Esq. Have you ever met him? You'll find his story in this delightful little book, "The Wind In the Willows". Toad, you might say, was the one disturbing element: ...
Debuted on home video as part of a 1983 VHS compilation entitled Disney's Scary Tales. See more
Referenced in Leverage: The Boost Job
Written by Don Raye
and Gene de Paul
Performed by Bing Crosby
and Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires See more