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Disney Time

Disney Time

World Premiere: Mon 25 Aug 1975 - 5:15pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 30 minutes

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Fantasy, adventure and comedy are all included in our summer holiday look at Walt Disney films Introduced by Tom Baker from the Disney Odeon, St Martin's Lane Including: Jungle Book; The Apple Dumpling Gang; Lady and the Tramp; Bedknobs and Broom- sticks; Blackbeard's Ghost; Clock Cleaners and Escape to Witch Mountain.

The episode featured the following clips:

  • Clock Cleaners, 1937 cartoon featuring Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy cleaning a clock tower
  • Blackbeard's Ghost, 1968 film about the ghost of the infamous pirate finding himself in modern times
  • The Jungle Book,1967 animated film about the adventures of Mowgli
  • The African Lion, 1955 documentary film
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang, 1975 film about a gambler tricked into looking after orphans
  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks, 1971 live-action/animated hybrid film about a trainee witch
  • Return of the Big Cat, 1974 film about the threat of a cougar to an 1890s farm
  • Escape to Witch Mountain, 1975 film about two orphan children with mysterious powers.
  • Lady and the Tramp, 1955 animated film about the adventures of the pedigree dog Lady

Presenter (as The Doctor)Tom Baker

Additional Details

This photo appeared in the Radio Times to accompany the broadcast of Disney Time on BBC One at 17:15 BST on 25 Aug 1975.

The Doctor presents Disney Time (Credit: Radio Times)

Credit: Radio Times