The night will start at 8pm with Sean Connery’s epic leprechaun filmed movie “Darby O’Gill and the Little People” (1959) which is celebrating it’s 60th anniversary. Darby will be followed by “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color: I Captured the King of the Leprechauns” (1959) which was look into the folklore that inspired the movie Darby O’Gill.
The first animated short of the night will be the Silly Symphony cartoon “Babes in the Woods” (1932) at 10:45 pm. Fantasia fans will be excited to know that the next documentary to air will be “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color: The Story of the Animated Drawing” (1955) which features Fantasia’s “The Nutcracker Suite” while looking into the history of animation.
At 12 am Donald Duck fans will be over the moon to see Donald and his South American adventures in “The Three Caballeros” (1944). At 1:30 am “Walt & El Grupo” the 2008 documentary behind Walt and his creative team’s goodwill tour to South America will air. The night will end with the 3:45 am showing of the live action movie “The Fighting Prince of Donegal” (1966), a movie about the 16th century Irish prince “Red” Hugh O’Donnell. “The Fighting Prince of Donegal” will probably be DVR-ed by the majority of our East Coast Main Streeters as it is 2-hours long.
For more information or to find out if you provider carries Turner Classic Movies visit their website at www.tcm.com.
March’s “Treasures from the Disney Vault” full schedule is as follows:
8:00 PM Darby O’Gill and the Little People (1959)
9:45 PM WoC: I Captured the King of the Leprechauns (1959)
“Turner Classic Movies “Treasures from the Disney Vault” Starts Tonight at 8pm EST“