Bobby Driscoll

Bobby Driscoll


Also Known As
Robert Driscoll
Birth Place
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
March 03, 1937
March 30, 1968
Cause of Death
Heart Attack

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The Window - Lobby Card Set
Here is a set of Lobby Cards from RKO's The Window (1949). Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.


Movie Clip

Window, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) The Boy Cried Wolf On location in New York, Bobby Driscoll as "Tommy," loaned out from Disney, terrific opening by cinematographer-turned-director Ted Tetzlaff, Academy Award-nominated editing by Frederic Knudtson, from The Window, 1949, based on a Cornell Woolrich story.
Window, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) You Never Mean Any Harm Only child Tommy (Bobby Driscoll) with parents (Arthur Kennedy, Barbara Hale), when the landlord shows up acting on a rumor the kid spread earlier in the day, confirming the boy does have a problem with confabulating, in The Window, 1949, from the Cornell Woolrich story The Boy Cried Murder.
Window, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) You've Had A Bad Dream Camped out on the fire escape where it's cooler, one floor above his family's apartment, Tommy (Bobby Driscoll) sees the Kellersons (Paul Stewart, Ruth Roman) commit the crime, his mom (Barbara Hale) not buying it, in The Window, 1949.
Treasure Island (1950) -- (Movie Clip) Take Me To Captain Billy Bones! West Coast of England, 1765, having helped his lone tenant, Captain Billy Bones (Finlay Currie), hide from his first visitor, Jim (Bobby Driscoll) has to hide him again when Blind Pew (John Laurie) appears, early in the first Walt Disney live-action feature, Treasure Island, 1950, from Robert Louis Stevenson, starring Robert Newton.
Treasure Island (1950) -- (Movie Clip) Flint's Map Jim (Bobby Driscoll) returns to the inn with Squire Trelawney (Walter Fitzgerald) and Dr. Livesy (Denis O’Dea) to find Captain Billy Bones murdered, then decides to show them the treasure map entrusted to him, sparking the big idea, in Walt Disney’s hit adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, 1950, starring Robert Newton.
Treasure Island (1950) -- (Movie Clip) Many's The Night I've Dreamed Of Cheese Having just escaped Long John Silver, Jack (Bobby Driscoll) flees only to discover the marooned Ben Gunn (Geoffrey Wilkinson), left to guard Flint's gold in Treasure Island, 1950.
Treasure Island (1950) -- (Movie Clip) Head Full Of Pirates Fitting out the ship in Bristol, Jim (Bobby Driscoll), warned by his murdered friend Billy Bones of a one-legged man, meets Long John Silver (Robert Newton), who’s just been hired by the clueless Trelawney (Walter Fitzgerald) and Livesy (Denis O’Dea) as cook for their treasure hunting voyage, in Walt Disney’s Treasure Island, 1950.
Scarlet Coat, The (1955) -- (Movie Clip) You Seem Very Desirous Revolutionary War spy Bolton (Cornel Wilde), with help from his innkeeper's son (Bobby Driscoll), searches the room of the apparently affluent new arrival Sally Cameron (Anne Francis), with much double-entendre, in John Sturges' The Scarlet Coat, 1955.
So Dear To My Heart (1948) -- (Movie Clip) The Greatest Wealth Narration and vocal by John Beal, song by Irving Taylor and Ticker Freeman, story-book opening by Disney animators including Ub Iwerks and Josh Meador, and a quick look at the leading lad, Bobby Driscoll as Jerry, in the 1948 adaptation of the book by Sterling North, So Dear To My Heart.
So Dear To My Heart (1948) -- (Movie Clip) Black As A Lump Of Coal Jerry (Bobby Driscoll) and hardworking Granny (Beulah Bondi) check to see if the lambs have been born, on her Indiana farm, and we meet the black sheep who will become the boy’s true pet-project, in Walt Disney’s live-action plus animation feature So Dear To My Heart, 1948.
So Dear To My Heart (1948) -- (Movie Clip) It's What You Do With What You Got Jerry (Bobby Driscoll) is surprised when his scrapbook image of his new prized black lamb pet Jeremiah comes alive, and is educated by the “Wise Old Owl” (voice by Ken Carson), with a song by Don Raye and Gene DePaul, the first fully animated sequence in Disney’s So Dear To My Heart, 1948.