September 9, 2014
1949 – The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949, Walt Disney-RKO, color)
Narrator for the animated “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.
Directors: Jack Kinney, Clyde Geronimi & James Algar
Producer: Walt Disney Productions
Screenwriters: Erdman Penner, Winston Hibler, Joe Rinaldi, Ted Sears, Homer Brightman, Harry Reeves
Summary: A highly entertaining animated doubleheader from Disney: A witty adaptation of “The Wind in the Willows”…and a broad, cartoony telling of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, with a genuinely scary climax, narrated (and sung) by Bing Crosby.
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