Tokio Seki (関 時男, Seki Tokio, born August 15, 1944) is a Japanese actor and voice actor from Tokyo Metropolis. He is a graduate of the art department of Nihon University and is affiliated with Serikawa Office. He was previously affiliated with Gekidan Subaru.
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Johnny Weissmuller was an Austro-Hungarian-born American competition swimmer, water polo player and actor. He was known for playing Edgar Rice Burroughs' ape man Tarzan in films of the 1930s and 1940s and for having one of the best competitive swimming records of the 20th century.
Song of the South is a 1946 American live-action/animated musical drama film produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures. It is based on the collection of Uncle Remus stories as adapted by Joel Chandler Harris, and stars James Baskett as Uncle Remus. The film takes place in the southern United States during the Reconstruction era, a period of American history after the end of the American Civil War and the abolition of slavery. The story follows seven-year-old Johnny who is visiting his grandmother's plantation for an extended stay. Johnny befriends Uncle Remus, one of the workers on the plantation, and takes joy in hearing his tales about the adventures of Br'er Rabbit, Br'er Fox, and Br'er Bear. Johnny learns from the stories how to cope with the challenges he is experiencing while living on the plantation.
Masashi Ehara, better known as Masashi Ebara, is a Japanese actor, voice actor, and narrator from Kanagawa Prefecture. He is affiliated with Aoni Production.
Tarzan is a 1999 American animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation for Walt Disney Pictures. The 37th Disney animated feature film, the tenth and last released during the Disney Renaissance era, it is based on the story Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs, being the first animated major motion picture version of the story. Directed by Chris Buck in his directorial debut, and Kevin Lima from a screenplay by Tab Murphy, Bob Tzudiker, and Noni White, the film stars the voices of Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Glenn Close, Rosie O'Donnell, Brian Blessed, Lance Henriksen, Wayne Knight, and Nigel Hawthorne.
Mangani is the name of a fictional species of great apes in the Tarzan novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs, and of the invented language used by these apes. In the invented language, Mangani is the apes' word for their own kind, although the term is also applied to humans. The Mangani are represented as the apes who foster and raise Tarzan.
Disney Sing-Along Songs is a series of videos on VHS, betamaxs, laserdiscs and DVDs with musical moments from various Disney films, TV shows and attractions. Lyrics for the songs are displayed on-screen with the Mickey Mouse icon as a "bouncing ball". Early releases open with a theme song introduction containing footage featuring Professor Owl and his class, seen originally in 1953 in two Disney shorts, Melody and Toot, Whistle, Plunk, and Boom. Professor Owl hosts some of the videos, while either Ludwig Von Drake or Jiminy Cricket host others, and later volumes, as well as the two Christmas videos, did not have a host at all. The footage of Von Drake and Jiminy Cricket were taken from several television programs featuring the characters in the 1950s and 1960s.
Representations of gorillas are common in popular culture in the Western world with the full range of electronic media having gorillas as mascots, gorillas behaving like humans, and humans behaving like gorillas.
Kunichika Tomiyama, better known by his stage name Kei Tomiyama, was a Japanese actor, voice actor, and narrator from Anshan, Manchukuo. He was also declared the Mel Blanc of Japanese voice acting. During his life, Tomiyama was affiliated with Aoni Production and Production Baobab.
The Best Disney Album in the World...Ever! is a three disc audio CD box set compiling popular Disney songs from films, theme park attractions, and television series, ranging from 1933 to 2006. It was released in the United Kingdom on November 27, 2006 by Walt Disney Records and EMI International.
Minoru Uchida was a Japanese actor and voice actor from Okayama Prefecture. He was affiliated with Gekidan Subaru. He was married to fellow voice actress Reiko Niimura.
Jiggs was a male chimpanzee and animal actor who originated the character of Cheeta in the 1930s Hollywood Tarzan movies. He was owned and trained by Tony and Jacqueline Gentry.
Br'er Fox and Br'er Bear are fictional characters from African-American oral traditions popular in the Southern United States. This character has been recorded by many different folklorist but well known from the Uncle Remus folktales adapted and compiled by Joel Chandler Harris.
Fumio Yoshimizu, better known as Kei Yoshimizu, is a Japanese actor and voice actor from Ōsaka Prefecture.
Disney Junior is a Polish pay television channel aimed at preschoolers. It was launched on 1 September 2010, replacing Jetix Play. On 1 June 2011, the channel was rebranded as Disney Junior.
Tarzan is a Disney media franchise that commenced in 1999 with the theatrical release of the film Tarzan.
Frank Duck Brings 'Em Back Alive is a 1946 animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures. In this installment of the Donald & Goofy series, Donald Duck appears as "Frank Duck", a jungle explorer determined to capture a live "wild man", played by Goofy. The film was directed by Jack Hannah and features the voices of Clarence Nash as Donald and Pinto Colvig as Goofy.
Tarzan and Jane - The Musical is an Israeli musical that generally follows the plot described in the Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel Tarzan. The musical was presented in theaters across the country in 2004.