Sunday, April 29, 2012
Sammy Way-out Seal (1962) & For Love of Willadean (1964) Billy Mumy, Michael McGreevey
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: Season 9, Episode 6
Sammy, the Way-Out Seal: Part 1 (28 Oct. 1962)
"Disneyland" Sammy, the Way-Out Seal: Part 1 (original title)
TV Episode 89 min - Action | Adventure | Biography
Disney film about two young brothers who secretly bring home a seal from their summer vacation and try to hide it from Mom and Dad...
Stars: Jack Carson, Robert Culp and Patricia Barry, Elizabeth Fraser, Billy Mumy, Michael McGreevey
Director: Norman Tokar .... Writer: Norman Tokar
For the Love of Willadean (1964) Roger Mobley, Michael McGreevey, Billy Mumy
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV series 1954–1990)
For the Love of Willadean: A Taste of Melon (#10.21)
"Disneyland" For the Love of Willadean: A Taste of Melon (original title)
Terry Burnham, Roger Mobley and Michael McGreevey & Billy Mumy & Ed Wynn
Director: Byron Paul
Writers: Borden Deal (story), Arnold Peyser
Original Air Date: 8 March 1964
IMDB: Nostalgic tale of two brothers and their new neighbor, who all fight over the attentions of the pretty girl in the farmhouse down the road; the girl's name is Willadean. Prize winning watermelons and a house reputed to be haunted figure in the plot line. Written by Marta Dawes.
Skaterdater is a 1965 American short film.
Directed by Noel Black
Produced by Marshal Backlar, Noel Black
Written by Noel Black
Starring Michael Mel, Melissa Mallory, Gregg Carroll, Gary Hill, Bill McKaig, Gary Jennings,
Bruce McKaig, Ricky Anderson
Music by Mike Curb, Nick Venet
Cinematography, Michael D. Murphy
Distributed by United Artists
Release date: 1965
Country: United States
It was Produced by Marshal Backlar, and written and directed by Noel Black and was the winner of the Palme d'Or for Best Short Film at the 1966 Cannes Film Festival. It was also nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Short Subject category. First prizes in international film festivals including Moscow and Venice.
The film tells a story with no dialogue. The group of boy skaters are suddenly at a point when one of the boys sees a young girl, and becomes interested in her. This causes a rift with the other boys, who challenges him to a skating duel that goes down a hilly street. The young boy loses, however, he gets the girl, and shortly, a few other girls are seen and become interested in the boys, too. The surf rock-esque soundtrack was composed by Mike Curb and Nick Venet with Davie Allan and the Arrows playing "Skaterdater Rock".
It was the first film on skateboarding. It was distributed theatrically, both domestically and internationally, by United Artists. It was reviewed extensively, including "Time Magazine".
The skateboarders were members of the neighborhood Imperial Skateboard Club from Torrance, California. Their names are Gary Hill, Gregg Carrol, Mike Mel, Bill McKaig, Gary Jennings, Bruce McKaig and Rick Anderson. Melissa Mallory played the girl of the interest of one of the boy skaters.
Most of the action shots were taken in Torrance, Redondo Beach, and Palos Verdes Estates. The final shot was Averill Park in San Pedro.
2 no-region DVDs in DVD/CD sleeve, photo label.
Guaranteed, replaced with same title.
For the Love of Willadean ONLY