The Vanishing Prairie | 1953

Documentary
Nature documentarian James Algar explores the incredible plant and animal life of the vast American prairie, which stretches from Mississippi to Colorado. Algar also reviews the now-extinct animals that flourished on ...more
Director: James Algar
Writers: James Algar
Stars: N/A
Awards: 1 Oscar win. Another 3 wins | full awards »

Company

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Studio

Synopsis

Nature documentarian James Algar explores the incredible plant and animal life of the vast American prairie, which stretches from Mississippi to Colorado. Algar also reviews the now-extinct animals that flourished on the prairies before the arrival of Europeans, and pays close attention to the currently endangered species, including the buffalo, the prairie dog and the whooping crane, tracing their difficult struggle for survival through the seasons.

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