Mars and Beyond (1957)

Mars and Beyond (1957)
Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color Season 4 | Episode 12
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: 53 min
Sound Mix: Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Color: Black and White | Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
Cast: Paul Frees, Walt Disney, Clarence Nash
Director: Ward Kimball
Writers: William Bosche (story), John W. Dunn (story) (as John Dunn)

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“Mars and Beyond” was a one-hour TV special originally shown in 1957 as a Tomorrowland episode on ABC’s weekly “Disneyland” TV program. It’s basically an educational film done in color with very creative animation supervised by Ward Kimball about man’s relation to the stars, conditions for life on Mars and options for exploring Mars. This film is now available on DVD as part of the 2-disc set entitled, “Walt Disney Treasures: Tomorrowland: Disney in Space and Beyond.”


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