The Living Desert Poster

Release Date: 1953

G|1 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
An Academy Award-winning wildlife documentary chronicling a day in the life of the many creatures populating the desert regions of the American Southwest, this film marks the premier feature entry in Walt Disney's popular "True-Life Adventures" series of the 1950s. Narrated by Winston Hibler, the nature study includes up-close Technicolor footage of exotic plants, scorpions, rattlesnakes, roadrunners, tarantulas and more, with a flash flood providing one of nature's dramatic highlights.

Cast: Winston Hibler

Director: James Algar

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Walt Disney Productions

Keywords: Rivalry, Fascinating, Survival, Playful, Underdog, 1950s, Endearing


Nominated Special Award (Film)
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1954)
Winner Documentary (Feature)