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Walt Disney Presents Annette
Walt Disney Presents: Annette is a television serial that ran on The Mickey Mouse Club during the show's third season (1957-1958). It starred Annette Funicello as Annette McCloud, a poor, orphaned country girl who moves into town with her upper-class aunt and uncle. The serial also starred Richard Deacon as Uncle Archie McCloud, Sylvia Field as Aunt Lila McCloud, Mary Wickes as Katie the housekeeper and prolific Disney child stars Tim Considine, David Stollery and Roberta Shore as Annette's friends. The story was adapted by Lillie Hayward (who also worked on Spin and Marty) from the book Margaret by Janette Sebring Lowrey.

Annette was released to DVD in 2008 as part of the Walt Disney Treasures series.

Plot

The story is about a country girl who moves in with her sophisticated aunt and uncle. Most of the plot was around her at highschool trying to fit in with everybody else.

Episodes and original airdates (1958)

  1. "The Newcomer" -- 2/11
  2. "Annette Meets Jet" -- 2/12
  3. "An Invitation" -- 2/13
  4. "The Escort" -- 2/14
  5. "The Party" -- 2/17
  6. "Paying The Piper" -- 2/18
  7. "The Missing Necklace" -- 2/19
  8. "What Happened At School" -- 2/20
  9. "Almost A Fight" -- 2/21
  10. "Steady Gets An Idea" -- 2/24
  11. "The Explosion" -- 2/25
  12. "The Turned Down Invitation" -- 2/26
  13. "Annette Makes A Decision" -- 2/27
  14. "The Hayride" -- 2/28
  15. "The Barbecue" -- 3/3
  16. "The Fight" -- 3/4
  17. "The Farewell Letter" -- 3/5
  18. "Mike To The Rescue" -- 3/6
  19. "The Mystery Is Solved" -- 3/7

Cast

  • Annette Funicello -- Annette McCloud
  • Tim Considine-- Steve Abernathy
  • David Stollery-- Mike Martin
  • Roberta Shore-- Laura Rogan (as Jymme Shore)
  • Richard Deacon -- Uncle Archie McCloud
  • Sylvia Field -- Aunt Lila McCloud
  • Mary Wickes -- Katie
  • Judy Nugent -- Jet Maypen
  • Doreen Tracy -- Val Abernathy
  • Shelley Fabares -- Moselle Corey
  • Steve Stevens -- Drew Stafford
  • Rudy Lee -- Olmstead "Steady" Ware
  • Sharon Baird -- Kitty Blalock
  • Barry Curtis -- Court Whitney
  • Tommy Cole -- Jimmy Smith
  • Cheryl Holdridge -- Madge Markham
  • Bonnie Lynn Fields -- Pat Boren
  • Doris Packer -- Mrs. Abernathy

Theme song

The theme song "Annette" was written and originally sung by Mickey Mouse Club leader Jimmie Dodd on a 1956 episode of the MMC. A remixed version with special messages from Frankie Avalon, Shelley Fabares, Paul Anka, Tommy Sands and Mickey Mouse was released on the 2-CD box set from 1993, Annette: A Musical Reunion with America's Girl Next Door.

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