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Disney's The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad Title

Premiere Date: October 5, 1949

Running Time:
68 Minutes

Rated: G

STORY LINE

"Mr. Toad"

Mr. Toad has a love of transportation vehicles and his friends, Rat, Mole, and McBadger try to help him with his problem. With no luck, Toad looses the deed to Toad Hall and he is charged with car theft. Mr. Toad learns that the tavernkeeper, Winkie and the weasels have taken over Toad Hall and with his friends, Toad recovers the deed and his good name. But his obsession of vehicles becomes to strong when he spots a 1908 biplane.

"Ichabod"

A new schoolteacher, Ichabod Crane, has arrived in Sleepy Hollow and captures every lady's heart except for Katrina Van Tassel, daughter of a wealthy farmer. Ichabod tries to win the heart of Katrina, but is disturbed by a bolder suitor, Brom Bones. Brom tries to scare off Ichabod by telling the story of the Headless Horse. While traveling home on Halloween night, Ichabod encounters the Headless Horse and becomes missing come the next morning. The townspeople spread rumors about the whereabouts of the missing schoolteacher while Katrina weds Brom.

CAST

CHARACTER

VOICE TALENT

"Mr. Toad"

Narrator

Basil Rathbone

J. Thaddeus Toad

Eric Blore

Angus McBadger

Campbell Grant

Cyril Proudbottom

J. Pat O'Malley

Rat

Claude Allister

Mole

Collin Campbell

Winkie

Oliver Wallace

 Judge

 John Ployardt

"Ichabod"

Narrator

Bing Crosby

the Rhythmaires

CREW

Based on "The Wind in the Willows" by Kenneth Grahame
and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving.

Color by Technicolor

 DIRECTORS

 Jack Kinney
Clyde Geronimi
James Algar

 SPECIAL PROCESSES

 Ub Iwerks

 SOUND DIRECTOR

C.O. Slyfield

SOUND RECORDING

Robert O. Cook

FILM EDITOR

John O. Young

MUSIC EDITOR

Al Teeter

 VOCAL ARRANGEMENTS

Ken Darby

ICHABOD SONGS BY

Don Raye
Gene de Paul

 ORCHESTRATION

Joseph Dubin

STORY

Erdman Penner
Wiston Hibler
Joe Rinaldi
Ted Sears
Homer Brightman
Harry Reeves

COLOR AND STYLING

Claude Coats
Don da Gradi
Mary Blair
John Hench

LAYOUT

Charles Philippi
Al Zinnen
Tom Codrick
Hugh Hennesy
Thor Putnam
Lance Nolley

BACKGROUND

Ray Huffine
Art Riley
Merle Cox
Brice Mack
Dick Anthony

DIRECTING ANIMATORS

Frank Thomas
Ollie Johnston
Wolfgang Reitherman
Milt Kahl
John Lounsbery
Ward Kimball

CHARACTER ANIMATORS

Fred Moore
Harvey Toombs
John Sibley
Hal King
Marc Davis
Hugh Frasers
Hal Ambro
Don Lusk

 EFFECTS ANIMATORS

George Rowley
Jack Boyd

PRODUCTION SUPERVISION

Ben Sharpstein

MUSIC DIRECTOR 

Oliver Wallace

CAST OF CHARACTERS

"Mr. Toad"

J. Thaddeus Toad, Angus McBadger,
Cyril Proudbottom, Rat, Mole, Winkie, the Weasels

"Ichabod"

Ichabod Crane, Katrina Van Tassel,
Brom Bones, the Headless Horseman

SONGS

"Ichabod", "Katrina", "The Headless Horseman"

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FAN SITE LINKS

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SPIN-OFFS

"Mr. Toad's Wild Ride":
Disneyland and Walt Disney World Theme Parks.

"The Adventures of J. Thaddeus Toad": An educational title of the featurette released theatically as "The Madcap Adventures of Mr. Toad" and "Wind in the Willows", released in September 1980.

TRIVIA

This was the last of the package pictures that Disney
produced during the studio's economic problems.

The character of Katrina was based on
Grace Martin from "The Martins and the Coys".