American Legends

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Disney's American Legends is a 2002 direct-to-video animated anthology film hosted by James Earl Jones. It is a compilation of previously released animated musical shorts from Walt Disney Animation Studios based on American tall tales. read more
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Disney's American Legends is a 2002 direct-to-video animated anthology film hosted by James Earl Jones. It is a compilation of previously released animated musical shorts from Walt Disney Animation Studios based on American tall tales. The film features The Brave Engineer (1950), Paul Bunyan (1958), John Henry (2000), and The Legend of Johnny Appleseed which is a segment from the 1948 film Melody Time.

Original Release

02/12/2001

Cast

Alfre Woodard Polly - Narrator (voice) (archive footage)
Tim Hodge MacTavish (voice) (archive footage)
Dave Murray Thomas (voice) (archive footage)
Carrie Harrington Polly (singing voice) (archive footage)
James Earl Jones Himself - Host
Geoffrey Jones John Henry (voice) (archive footage)
Dennis Day Old Settler / Johnny Appleseed / Johnny's Angel (voice) (archive footage)
Jerry Colonna Narrator ('Brave Engineer') (voice) (archive footage)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Lara Shapiro, Jack Kinney, Les Clark, Mark Henn, Wilfred Jackson

Writers

Shirley Pierce, Broose Johnson, Dick Kinney, Dick Shaw, Lance Nolley

Cast

Alfre Woodard Polly - Narrator (voice) (archive footage)
Tim Hodge MacTavish (voice) (archive footage)
Dave Murray Thomas (voice) (archive footage)
Carrie Harrington Polly (singing voice) (archive footage)
James Earl Jones Himself - Host
Geoffrey Jones John Henry (voice) (archive footage)
Dennis Day Old Settler / Johnny Appleseed / Johnny's Angel (voice) (archive footage)
Jerry Colonna Narrator ('Brave Engineer') (voice) (archive footage)

Producers

Editors

Leland Gray, Adrien McKechnie

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