A Nature Guide About Birds, Bees, Beavers and Bears

Artists: 

Bill Thompson -- Ranger, Paul J. Smith -- composer and conductor
Label:  Disneyland
Catalog #:  DQ-1300
Country:  United States
Format:  12" Standard LP
Speed:  33 1/3 RPM
Audio:  Mono
Year:  1966
Matrix #:  DQ-1300-A J3 / DQ-1300-B J3

Record Comments:  This record is a compilation of four programs.  The first five tracks are from an episode of "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color," entitled "The Ranger's Guide To Nature."  The remaining tracks are all from True-Life Adventure short features.  Tracks "Honey Bees" and "Industrious Ants" are from "Nature's Half Acre."  The last two tracks are from the short features of the same name, "Beaver Valley" and "Bear Country."  The time codes on the back of the album are approximate values.  Track #6, listed as 5:42, actually runs about two minutes longer.

Subject Notes:  The True-Life Adventures film series includes 6 full-length features and 7 shorts for a total of 13 nature films released from 1948 to 1960.  "Nature's Half Acre" is a short feature about insects and premiered in theaters during July of 1951 with a running time of approximately 33 minutes.  In the United States, it was released with "Alice In Wonderland."  "Beaver Valley" is a short feature and premiered in theaters during July of 1950 with a  running time of approximately 32 minutes.  "Bear Country" is a short feature and premiered in theaters during February of 1953 with a  running time of approximately 33 minutes.

"The Ranger's Guide To Nature" aired as the 9th episode of "Walt Disney's Wonderful World Of Color" in the 13th season on November 13, 1966.

   Record Contents: 

 
Time:
  

1. Little Ranger Nature Camp 2:19
2. The Honey Bee 2:15
3. The Seeds 2:50
4. Bird Watching 2:46
5. Bedtime 1:05
6. Honey Bees (On A Sunny Day-Flight Of The Queen-The Workers-The Swarm And A New Home) 7:51
7. Industrious Ants (Parade Of The Leaf Cutters-The Ants And The Grasshopper-Ants On The March) 4:18
8. Beaver Valley (Beaver Valley Theme-Baby Ducks-Beaver Romance-Salmon Run-Otters) 7:13
9. Bear Country (Black Bear-Scratching-Winter Fun) 4:48
     

 

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