American legends [videorecording] / Walt Disney Home Video.Material type: FilmSeries: Disney DVD: Publisher: [Burbank, CA] : Walt Disney Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, 2001Description: 1 videodisc (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 9780788832154 :; 0788832158Other title: Disney's American legendsSubject(s): Appleseed, Johnny, 1774-1845 -- Juvenile drama | Tall tales -- United States -- Juvenile drama | John Henry (Legendary character) -- Juvenile drama | Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character) -- Juvenile dramaGenre/Form: DVD-Video discs. | Feature films | Animated films | Children's films | Video recordings for the hearing impairedDDC classification: 791.43/72
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Bonus features: original Walt Disney television introduction to Johnny Appleseed; American legends: a learning adventure game; "Donald Applecore" animated short.
John Henry / directed by Mark Henn ; produced by Steven Keller ; screenplay by Shirley Pierce ; story, Jim Story, Tom Labaff, Nathan Greno -- Johnny Appleseed / direction, Wilfred Jackson ; story, Winston Hibler, Joe Rinaldi, Erdman Penner, Jesse Marsh -- Paul Bunyan / directed by Les Clark ; story by Lance Nolley, Ted Berman -- The Brave Engineer / based on the ballad of "Casey Jones" by T. Lawrence Seibert and Eddie Newton ; direction, Jack Kinney ; story, Dick Kinney, Dick Shaw.
For private home use only.
John Henry: original songs performed by The Sounds of Blackness ; music and lyrics by Gary Hines, Billy Steele ; score composed & conducted by Stephen James Taylor ; art director, Robert Ty Stanton. Johnny Appleseed: music, Paul Smith. Paul Bunyan: music, George Bruns ; vocals, The Mellomen. The brave engineer: musical score, Ken Darby. Introductions: director, Lara Shapiro ; producer, Richard Kaylor ; written by Shirley Pierce ; art director, Alex Hajdu ; editors, Adrien McKech, Leland Gray.
Introductions, James Earl Jones ; narrator, Alfre Woodard. John Henry: Alfre Woodard, Geoffrey Jones, Tim Hodge, Dave Murray, Carrie Harrington. Johnny Appleseed: Dennis Day. The brave engineer: Jerry Colonna & the King's Men.
Compilation of four animated short films profiling legendary figures in American history. John Henry goes up against a machine with his hammer to help build America's railroads; Casey Jones, the brave engineer delivers the U.S. mail in record-breaking time; Johnny Appleseed plants apple trees across America to benefit the early pioneers; Paul Bunyan, the giant lumberjack, clears the land for American settlers.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
DVD; Dolby 2.0 surround sound, fullscreen aspect ratio: 1.33:1.