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Toby Tyler
Toby Tyler
Actors: Kevin Corcoran, Henry Calvin, Gene Sheldon, Bob Sweeney, Richard Eastham
Director: Charles Barton
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Kids & Family
G     2005     1hr 36min

TOBY TYLER takes you back in time to when the day the circus came to town was the biggest day of the year! Now on Disney DVD, Kevin Corcoran stars as the lovable, determined runaway who believes his uncle and aunt no longe...  more »


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Actors: Kevin Corcoran, Henry Calvin, Gene Sheldon, Bob Sweeney, Richard Eastham
Director: Charles Barton
Creators: William E. Snyder, Stanley E. Johnson, Bill Walsh, James Otis Kaler, Lillie Hayward
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Kids & Family
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Classics, Family Films
Studio: Walt Disney Home Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 08/02/2005
Original Release Date: 01/21/1960
Theatrical Release Date: 01/21/1960
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 36min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 14
MPAA Rating: G (General Audience)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

One of Disney's best family classics.
R. Christenson | Pine, CO USA | 04/26/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Based on the classic children's novel, Toby Tyler is ideal material for a Disney movie. You may remember Kevin Corcoran from several other Disney classics, including Swiss Family Robinson, Old Yeller, etc. and so forth. Here he plays a young boy who runs away from home and joins the circus. The circus adventure and comedy is a bit predictable, but well played and well served by the high Disney production values with great color, stunts, etc.
My favorite part of the movie involves Toby Tyler learning to ride and do stunts standing on a horse, and they have him tied to a pole that swings around a post to follow the galloping horse. I can't describe the scene in words, you just have to see this bit of comic genius. It's worth the price of the DVD for this one segment alone.
But if that's not enough for you, you get a plethora of circus performances and exotic animals in color. Highly recommended for the whole family to watch together."
One of Walt Disney's best!
Mary Ann Rathfon | Bradford, PA, USA | 01/15/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"We own an old VHS copy of Toby Tyler. Our 2 1/2 year old grandson, who is not interested in television, viewed this movie with amazement. He watched the entire movie and loved it.

Our Uncle Mike was Walt Disney's private chauffeur for years. We're sure Walt would want all his childrens movies released on DVD's,for our future generations.
Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus
Deanna S. Cannon | Moline, Kansas USA | 10/12/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"One of the best childrens movie ever made. I saw this movie when I was a child at the theater. Sadley,It never came back to town. I have searched for this movie for years, Always hoping I might catch it on TV. Disneys older movies have a lot of little lessons our children could still learn. Disneys Best are still in their vault."
Its more than a movie
Sarah B. Sherk | Columbia, KY USA | 10/16/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Toby Tyler, is a wonderful movie! I really don't know what the fuss is about it being in wide or full screens. the VHS was a fullscreen tape, and it was great. so there is no need to be worried about the widescreen effect. Either way its a great family movie, with lots to say and teach us, about values, love, and friendships. I Suggest this movie to everyone!"