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20200510Another chance to enjoy the story of Walt's leading ladies, both in his films and in real life.
Some of the facts and figures mentioned may have changed since the programme was first made, and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story – and the people who tell it – remain as fascinating as ever.
Broadcaster and Disney expert Brian Sibley co-presents with Walt's daughter, Diane Disney Miller.
This programme features exclusive interviews with voice artists: Adriana Caselotti (Snow White), Ilene Woods (Cinderella), Kathryn Beaumont (Alice In Wonderland), Ming Na Wen (Mulan), Jodi Benson (Ariel), Betty Lou Gerson (Cruella de Vil) and Paige O’Hara (Belle). There are also contributions from Walt's nephew, Roy E Disney, biographer Bob Thomas, veteran animators Ollie Johnston, Frank Thomas, John Hench, Marc Davis and storyman Joe Grant.
Disney designer Alice Davis also features along with songwriters Robert and Richard Sherman, architect Frank Gehry, and authors Robin Allan and Richard Holliss. Plus we hear from both Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Mary Poppins' legend Julie Andrews, Golden Girls' star Betty White, and Dame Angela Lansbury.
Produced by Malcolm Prince.(This is an abridged version of the 2015 revised repeat, based on the original six-part series broadcast in 1998.).

The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Diane Disney Miller.

The Story Of Walt's Leading Ladies20200510The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Diane Disney Miller

The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Diane Disney Miller.

Another chance to enjoy the story of Walt's leading ladies, both in his films and in real life.
Some of the facts and figures mentioned may have changed since the programme was first made, and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story – and the people who tell it – remain as fascinating as ever.
Broadcaster and Disney expert Brian Sibley co-presents with Walt's daughter, Diane Disney Miller.
This programme features exclusive interviews with voice artists: Adriana Caselotti (Snow White), Ilene Woods (Cinderella), Kathryn Beaumont (Alice In Wonderland), Ming Na Wen (Mulan), Jodi Benson (Ariel), Betty Lou Gerson (Cruella de Vil) and Paige O’Hara (Belle). There are also contributions from Walt's nephew, Roy E Disney, biographer Bob Thomas, veteran animators Ollie Johnston, Frank Thomas, John Hench, Marc Davis and storyman Joe Grant.
Disney designer Alice Davis also features along with songwriters Robert and Richard Sherman, architect Frank Gehry, and authors Robin Allan and Richard Holliss. Plus we hear from both Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Mary Poppins' legend Julie Andrews, Golden Girls' star Betty White, and Dame Angela Lansbury.
Produced by Malcolm Prince.(This is an abridged version of the 2015 revised repeat, based on the original six-part series broadcast in 1998.).

0120150616"

As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Walt's daughter, Diane Disney Miller.

This programme considers the influence on Walt of his mother Flora and wife Lillian, the creation of Minnie Mouse and the first 'Disney Woman' Snow White.

With contributions from Roy E Disney, biographer Bob Thomas, and veteran animators Ollie Johnston, Frank Thomas, John Hench and storyman Joe Grant.

Plus, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and voice artists, Adriana Caselotti (Snow White), Ilene Woods (Cinderella) and Kathryn Beaumont (Alice In Wonderland).

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince."

0120150616"As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Walt's daughter, Diane Disney Miller.

This programme considers the influence on Walt of his mother Flora and wife Lillian, the creation of Minnie Mouse and the first 'Disney Woman' Snow White.

With contributions from Roy E Disney, biographer Bob Thomas, and veteran animators Ollie Johnston, Frank Thomas, John Hench and storyman Joe Grant.

Plus, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and voice artists, Adriana Caselotti (Snow White), Ilene Woods (Cinderella) and Kathryn Beaumont (Alice In Wonderland).

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince.

"

0120150616
0120150616

As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Walt's daughter, Diane Disney Miller.

This programme considers the influence on Walt of his mother Flora and wife Lillian, the creation of Minnie Mouse and the first 'Disney Woman' Snow White.

With contributions from Roy E Disney, biographer Bob Thomas, and veteran animators Ollie Johnston, Frank Thomas, John Hench and storyman Joe Grant.

Plus, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and voice artists, Adriana Caselotti (Snow White), Ilene Woods (Cinderella) and Kathryn Beaumont (Alice In Wonderland).

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince.

0120150616As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Walt's daughter, Diane Disney Miller.

This programme considers the influence on Walt of his mother Flora and wife Lillian, the creation of Minnie Mouse and the first 'Disney Woman' Snow White.

With contributions from Roy E Disney, biographer Bob Thomas, and veteran animators Ollie Johnston, Frank Thomas, John Hench and storyman Joe Grant.

Plus, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and voice artists, Adriana Caselotti (Snow White), Ilene Woods (Cinderella) and Kathryn Beaumont (Alice In Wonderland).

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince.

0120150616As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Walt's daughter, Diane Disney Miller.

This programme considers the influence on Walt of his mother Flora and wife Lillian, the creation of Minnie Mouse and the first 'Disney Woman' Snow White.

With contributions from Roy E Disney, biographer Bob Thomas, and veteran animators Ollie Johnston, Frank Thomas, John Hench and storyman Joe Grant.

Plus, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and voice artists, Adriana Caselotti (Snow White), Ilene Woods (Cinderella) and Kathryn Beaumont (Alice In Wonderland).

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince.

01Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs19980626In the seventy-fifth year of the Walt Disney Company, Brian Sibley presents a six-part series telling two parallel stories - that of Disney's relationships with the women in his life, and that of the evolution of female characters in some of his films, with the recollections of his daughter Diane Disney Miller.

1: Once upon a Time.

This episode covers the making of `Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'.

"In the seventy-fifth year of the Walt Disney Company, Brian Sibley presents a six-part series telling two parallel stories - that of Disney's relationships with the women in his life, and that of the evolution of female characters in some of his films, with the recollections of his daughter Diane Disney Miller.

This episode covers the making of `Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'."

0220150623
0220150623"

As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

Part 2 of The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Walt's daughter Diane Disney Miller.

This second programme considers the creation of Disneyland and The Mickey Mouse Club, plus 'Disney women': Cruella de Vil, Mary Poppins and the artist Mary Blair.

With contributions from Julie Andrews, Betty White and former Mouseketeer, Sherry Alberoni, songwriters Richard and Robert Sherman, and voice artist Betty Lou Gerson (Cruella de Vil).

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince

(repeat)."

0220150623"As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

Part 2 of The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Walt's daughter Diane Disney Miller.

This second programme considers the creation of Disneyland and The Mickey Mouse Club, plus 'Disney women': Cruella de Vil, Mary Poppins and the artist Mary Blair.

With contributions from Julie Andrews, Betty White and former Mouseketeer, Sherry Alberoni, songwriters Richard and Robert Sherman, and voice artist Betty Lou Gerson (Cruella de Vil).

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince

(repeat).

"

0220150623

As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

Part 2 of The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Walt's daughter Diane Disney Miller.

This second programme considers the creation of Disneyland and The Mickey Mouse Club, plus 'Disney women': Cruella de Vil, Mary Poppins and the artist Mary Blair.

With contributions from Julie Andrews, Betty White and former Mouseketeer, Sherry Alberoni, songwriters Richard and Robert Sherman, and voice artist Betty Lou Gerson (Cruella de Vil).

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince

(repeat).

Part 2 of The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Walt's daughter Diane Disney Miller.

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince

0220150623As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

Part 2 of The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Walt's daughter Diane Disney Miller.

This second programme considers the creation of Disneyland and The Mickey Mouse Club, plus 'Disney women': Cruella de Vil, Mary Poppins and the artist Mary Blair.

With contributions from Julie Andrews, Betty White and former Mouseketeer, Sherry Alberoni, songwriters Richard and Robert Sherman, and voice artist Betty Lou Gerson (Cruella de Vil).

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince

(repeat).

0220150623As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

Part 2 of The story of Walt's leading ladies as told by Brian Sibley and Walt's daughter Diane Disney Miller.

This second programme considers the creation of Disneyland and The Mickey Mouse Club, plus 'Disney women': Cruella de Vil, Mary Poppins and the artist Mary Blair.

With contributions from Julie Andrews, Betty White and former Mouseketeer, Sherry Alberoni, songwriters Richard and Robert Sherman, and voice artist Betty Lou Gerson (Cruella de Vil).

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince

(repeat).

02Little Princesses19980703In the seventy-fifth year of the Walt Disney Company, Brian Sibley presents a six-part series telling two parallel stories - that of Walt Disney's relationships with the women in his life, and that of the evolution of female characters in some of his films, with the recollections of his daughter Diane Disney Miller.

2: `Little Princesses'.

Diane talks about her parents' efforts to start a family.

"In the seventy-fifth year of the Walt Disney Company, Brian Sibley presents a six-part series telling two parallel stories - that of Walt Disney's relationships with the women in his life, and that of the evolution of female characters in some of his films, with the recollections of his daughter Diane Disney Miller.

Diane talks about her parents' efforts to start a family."

0320150630
0320150630"

As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

Brian Sibley presents the third part of Walt's leading ladies with Walt's daughter Diane Disney Miller.

This programme considers life after Walt, the arrival of TV's Golden Girls and 'new Disney women': Mulan, Ariel and Belle from Beauty and The Beast.

Contributions from Julie Andrews, songwriters, Robert and Richard Sherman, Angela Lansbury, Walt Disney biographer, Bob Thomas, actress Betty White and voice artists, Jodi Benson (Ariel), Paige O'Hara (Belle), Ming Na Wen (Mulan), Betty Lou Gerson (Cruella de Vil), Ilene Woods (Cinderella), Adriana Caselotti (Snow White). Plus veteran animators Ward Kimbal, Ollie Johnston, Imagineer, Marty Sklar, and architect, Frank Gehry.

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince."

0320150630"As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

Brian Sibley presents the third part of Walt's leading ladies with Walt's daughter Diane Disney Miller.

This programme considers life after Walt, the arrival of TV's Golden Girls and 'new Disney women': Mulan, Ariel and Belle from Beauty and The Beast.

Contributions from Julie Andrews, songwriters, Robert and Richard Sherman, Angela Lansbury, Walt Disney biographer, Bob Thomas, actress Betty White and voice artists, Jodi Benson (Ariel), Paige O'Hara (Belle), Ming Na Wen (Mulan), Betty Lou Gerson (Cruella de Vil), Ilene Woods (Cinderella), Adriana Caselotti (Snow White). Plus veteran animators Ward Kimbal, Ollie Johnston, Imagineer, Marty Sklar, and architect, Frank Gehry.

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince.

"

0320150630

As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

Brian Sibley presents the third part of Walt's leading ladies with Walt's daughter Diane Disney Miller.

This programme considers life after Walt, the arrival of TV's Golden Girls and 'new Disney women': Mulan, Ariel and Belle from Beauty and The Beast.

Contributions from Julie Andrews, songwriters, Robert and Richard Sherman, Angela Lansbury, Walt Disney biographer, Bob Thomas, actress Betty White and voice artists, Jodi Benson (Ariel), Paige O'Hara (Belle), Ming Na Wen (Mulan), Betty Lou Gerson (Cruella de Vil), Ilene Woods (Cinderella), Adriana Caselotti (Snow White). Plus veteran animators Ward Kimbal, Ollie Johnston, Imagineer, Marty Sklar, and architect, Frank Gehry.

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince.

0320150630As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

Brian Sibley presents the third part of Walt's leading ladies with Walt's daughter Diane Disney Miller.

This programme considers life after Walt, the arrival of TV's Golden Girls and 'new Disney women': Mulan, Ariel and Belle from Beauty and The Beast.

Contributions from Julie Andrews, songwriters, Robert and Richard Sherman, Angela Lansbury, Walt Disney biographer, Bob Thomas, actress Betty White and voice artists, Jodi Benson (Ariel), Paige O'Hara (Belle), Ming Na Wen (Mulan), Betty Lou Gerson (Cruella de Vil), Ilene Woods (Cinderella), Adriana Caselotti (Snow White). Plus veteran animators Ward Kimbal, Ollie Johnston, Imagineer, Marty Sklar, and architect, Frank Gehry.

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince.

0320150630As Disneyland, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary, this is another chance to enjoy Disney's Women, a three-part series in praise of Walt's leading ladies.

Some of the facts and figures may have changed and a number of the interviewees are no longer with us, but the story - and the people who tell it - remain as fascinating as ever.

Brian Sibley presents the third part of Walt's leading ladies with Walt's daughter Diane Disney Miller.

This programme considers life after Walt, the arrival of TV's Golden Girls and 'new Disney women': Mulan, Ariel and Belle from Beauty and The Beast.

Contributions from Julie Andrews, songwriters, Robert and Richard Sherman, Angela Lansbury, Walt Disney biographer, Bob Thomas, actress Betty White and voice artists, Jodi Benson (Ariel), Paige O'Hara (Belle), Ming Na Wen (Mulan), Betty Lou Gerson (Cruella de Vil), Ilene Woods (Cinderella), Adriana Caselotti (Snow White). Plus veteran animators Ward Kimbal, Ollie Johnston, Imagineer, Marty Sklar, and architect, Frank Gehry.

Written by Brian Sibley and produced by Malcolm Prince.

03Behind Every Great Man19980710In the 75th year of the Walt Disney Company, Brian Sibley presents a six-part series telling two parallel stories - that of Walt Disney's relationships with the women in his life, and that of the evolution of female characters in his films.

3: `Behind Every Great Man'.

Diane Disney Miller talks about her father and the outings they made to amusement parks which inspired his dream of `Disneyland'.

"In the 75th year of the Walt Disney Company, Brian Sibley presents a six-part series telling two parallel stories - that of Walt Disney's relationships with the women in his life, and that of the evolution of female characters in his films.

Diane Disney Miller talks about her father and the outings they made to amusement parks which inspired his dream of `Disneyland'."

05Golden Girls19980724Brian Sibley presents a six-part series telling the story of Walt Disney's leading ladies - in life and on screen.

5: `Golden Girls'.

Diane Disney Miller reflects on the death of her father, mother and adopted sister, Sharon.

Julie Andrews tells of her sadness at Walt's death.

Contributors include Roy E Disney, `Golden Girl' Betty White, and Jodi Benson, the voice of Ariel in `The Little Mermaid'.

"Brian Sibley presents a six-part series telling the story of Walt Disney's leading ladies - in life and on screen.

Contributors include Roy E Disney, `Golden Girl' Betty White, and Jodi Benson, the voice of Ariel in `The Little Mermaid'."

06 LASTModern Girls19980731Brian Sibley concludes the story of Walt Disney's leading ladies - in life and on screen.

`Modern Girls'.

Diane Disney Miller describes the power struggle within the Disney Company following her father's death, and the new animated feature `Mulan' is previewed.

With contributions from Julie Andrews, Roy E Disney, Betty White, Ilene Woods, Ming Na Wen and Michael Eisner.

"Brian Sibley concludes the story of Walt Disney's leading ladies - in life and on screen.

With contributions from Julie Andrews, Roy E Disney, Betty White, Ilene Woods, Ming Na Wen and Michael Eisner."

198B01Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs19980626
198B02Little Princesses19980703
198B03Behind Every Great Man19980710
198B04Mary Poppins19980717Brian Sibley presents a six-part series telling the story of Walt Disney's leading ladies - in life and on screen.

4: 'Practically Perfect in Every Way'.

Diane Disney Miller recalls the success of `Mary Poppins', and Julie Andrews discusses the role which launched her film career.

Contributors include Roy E Disney, Glenn Close and actress Betty Lou Gerson, the voice of the original Cruella De Vil.

"Brian Sibley presents a six-part series telling the story of Walt Disney's leading ladies - in life and on screen.

Contributors include Roy E Disney, Glenn Close and actress Betty Lou Gerson, the voice of the original Cruella De Vil."

198B05Golden Girls19980724
198B06 LASTModern Girls19980731