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Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad was one of the best of the Disney post-war animated compilations. Released in 1949, it combined the stories of those "two fabulous characters" Ichabod Crane from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and, from The Wind in the Willows, J. Thadeus Toad. A few years later, as Walt Disney looked to his animated fantasies as themes for Fantasyland, the unhinged and adventurous Toad must have seemed a natural for one of the dark rides. In the film's narration, Basil Rathbone warmly libeled Toad as "a disturbing factor, a reckless adventurer, having a positive mania for fads while never counting the cost" ... characteristics we were happy to adopt later, at Disneyland, as we boarded our "motorcars" for Mister Toad's Wild Ride... […]



Source type Magazine
Language en
Document type Feature
Media type text
Page count 14
Pages pp. 2-15


Id 1639
Availability Free
Inserted 2015-07-22