October 19, 1955 – The Disney Anthology Episode “The Story of the Silly Symphony” Airs
“Next week, Walt Disney brings you ‘The Story of the Silly Symphony.’”
On October 19, 1955, the episode of Disneyland entitled “The Story of the Silly Symphony” aired on ABC. The episode covered some of the more popular entries in the Silly Symphony line, including The Practical Pig, Three Orphan Kittens, Little Hiawatha, and The Old Mill, as well as the special short film Ferdinand the Bull. The episode was directed by Clyde Geronimi and written by Bill Peet. It is one of a select few episodes to cover the Silly Symphony line.