Split into two sequences, this feature-length cartoon is one of Disney's finest efforts, with attention paid to every animated detail. The first sequence deals with the madcap, aristocratic Mr. Toad of Kenneth Grahame's British classic The Wind in the Willows
, a haughty amphibian who
thinks himself too good for such fellows as Mr. Pig and stuffy Mr. Rat. Toad, who is obsessed with planes and autos, lands through his own recklessness in trouble, debt, and jail, and his friends must rally to get him out and defeat the band of thieving weasels that framed him. The second segment,
concerning the emaciated Ichabod Crane of Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleep...