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Forgotten Disney Movies Of The 1950s That Your Children Will Love

Do you have a son, daughter, niece, nephew, or grandchild that is difficult to shop for? Do you or your child love to collect Disney classics? These forgotten greats of the 1950s may be just what you have been looking for.

Forgotten Disney Movies Of The 1950s That Your Children Will Love

Treasure Island
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Basil Sidney, Robert Newton, Bobby Driscoll (Actors)

Treasure Island

Explore a world of enchanting sea life and pirates in this adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson novel. Will young Jim Hopkins and friends be able to find Captain Flint’s buried treasure before Long John Silver and his pirate gang do?

The Shaggy Dog (1959)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Fred MacMurray, Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello (Actors)

The Shaggy Dog

A young boy is magically transformed into a Sheepdog and back into himself at the worst possible times.

Davy Crockett And The River Pirates
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Jeff York (Actors)

Davy Crockett and the River Pirates

Davy and his best pal, Georgie, are determined to beat The King of the River is an exciting boat race to New Orleans. When the boys encounter pirates, enemies become allies.

  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Sal Mineo, Philip Carey, Jerome Courtland (Actors)


White Bull, a young Sioux boy, attempts to prove his manhood by taming a wild horse. When White Bull is forced to let the horse go, it is claimed by the tribe’s enemies.

Johnny Tremain
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Hal Stalmaster, Luana Patten, Jeff York (Actors)

Johnny Tremain

As a young silversmith’s apprentice, Johnny is on top of the world until he injures his hand. Life changes forever as Johnny is befriended by the Sons of Liberty.

The Littlest Outlaw
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Pedro Armendariz, Joseph Calleia, Rodolfo Acosta (Actors)

The Littlest Outlaw

Ten-year-old Pablito fights his cruel horse trainer father, escapes with an abused horse, and finds adventures and friends in Mexico.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas (Actors)

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Set in the late 1800s, a professor, his assistant, and a professional whaler set out to unravel the mysterious disappearances of several ships caused by an evil narwhal.

The Great Locomotive Chase
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jeffrey Hunter, Fess Parker (Actors)

The Great Locomotive Chase

Based on a true story from the Civil War, Captain Andrews attempts to lead his Union soldiers into the South via train. Little do Andrews and the soldiers know that the train conductor is actually an enemy.

The Light in the Forest [VHS]
  • Fess Parker, Wendell Corey, Joanne Dru (Actors)
  • Herschel Daugherty (Director)

The Light in the Forest

The tale of a young Caucasian man raised by Native Americans, who are forced to live with his birth parents and overcome racial boundaries.

Darby O' Gill And The Little People
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery (Actors)

Darby O’Gill and the Little People

Darby O’Gill loves to tell stories, but when he is actually confronted by his imaginary Leprechaun king, he finds himself in an adventure all on his own.

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Westward Ho The Wagons!
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jeff York, Fess Parker, Kathleen Crowley (Actors)

Westward Ho, the Wagons

The touching story of Doc Grayson and his family, traveling in a wagon train to the West. The family makes friends and foes along the way, and Doc attempts to save the life of a Sioux chief’s young son.

What are you waiting for? Hop on Amazon and stock up on these incredible classics while you still can.

People also ask:

What is the most uncommon Disney movie?

Due to its presentation of racist and insulting stereotypes of Black people, Song of the South is possibly the most infamous and unusual of Disney’s films.

What is the most popular old Disney movie?

The Lion King (1994) leads the Disney classics pack in terms of average monthly search traffic, with Aladdin (1992) and Beauty and the Beast (1991) rounding out the top three.

What Disney movies are no longer available?

These movies are no longer available with a child’s Disney+ account:
  • The Lady and the Tramp
  • Aristocats
  • Swiss Family Robinson
  • The Jungle Book
  • Peter Pan
  • Dumbo

What Disney movies are underrated?

Underrated Disney Movies That Aren’t Getting Enough Attention
  • Bambi (1942)
  • 101 Dalmatians (1961) 
  • The Sword in the Stone (1963)
  • The Jungle Book (1967)
  • Robin Hood (1973)
  • The Rescuers (1977)
  • The Fox and the Hound (1981)
  • The Black Cauldron (1985)
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