Hans Brinker Or The Silver Skates (1962)
Originally aired on television as part of "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color," this affecting adaptation of the Mary Mapes Dodge children's story centers on the young boy from Holland who must support his family when his father gets hurt. Traveling to Amsterdam, he enters an annual ice skating race in the hopes that the grand prize--a pair of silver skates--will help pay for his father's operation. Rony Zeaner, Carin Rossby, Erik Strandmark star. 90 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital mono, Spanish Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: French.