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Walt Disney Treasures: Dr. Syn: The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh

Walt Disney Treasures: Dr. Syn: The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh

Theatrical Release Date:
DVD Release Date:
November 11, 2008
Number of Discs:
2
Running Time:
minutes
Languages:
English
Ratings:
USA:Not Rated
Canada:Not Rated



"Scarecrow! Scarecrow! The soldiers of the King feared his name!" And so began the hard-to-forget theme song to THE SCARECROW OF ROMNEY MARSH. Walt Disney's thrilling three-part adventure was produced for his WONDERFUL WORLD OF COLOR weekly TV show and aired February 1964. Filled with action, drama and suspense, it follows the adventures of Dr. Christopher Syn -- brave priest by day, righter of wrongs by night. And, for the first time, presented in widescreen format on DVD. To make your experience even richer, there's a bounty of bonus material. Enjoy Walt Disney's TV introductions in widescreen. Then watch DR. SYN, ALIAS THE SCARECROW, the feature-length film created from the TV episodes for release in England. Discover the evolution of the Dr. Syn legend, from his origins in literature through Walt Disney's film version. And, finally, explore how and why Walt created a satellite studio in England in the 1950s. Featuring exclusive introductions by film historian Leonard Maltin, this is a timeless collection from generations past for generations to come.


  • Walt Disney TV Introductions In Widescreen
  • "Dr. Syn: The History Of The Legend"
  • "Walt Disney: From Burbank To London"
  • Includes all three episodes, along with the British theatrical version


  • Black & White
  • 1.33:1 Aspect Ratio



Dr. Christopher Syn / The Scarecrow
Patrick McGoohan

Mr. Mipps / Hellspite
George Cole

Simon Bates
Tony Britton

Squire Thomas Banks
Michael Hordern

General Pugh
Geoffrey Keen

Mrs. Waggett
Kay Walsh

King George III
Eric Pohlmann

Joseph Ransley
Patrick Wymark

Mr. Frank Fragg - Prosecutor
Alan Dobie

John Banks / The Curlew
Sean Scully

Lt. Philip Brackenbury
Eric Flynn

Harry Banks
David Buck

Dover Castle Jailer
Percy Herbert

Sam Farley
Robert Brown

Katharine Banks
Jill Curzon

The Bishop
Mark Dignam


Beadle
Bruce Seton

2nd Jailer
Allan McClelland

George Ransley
Richard O'Sullivan

Dragoon Corporal
Simon Lack

Mrs. Ransley
Elsie Wagstaff

Stubbard
Peter Welch