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Nature's Half Acre is a 1951 American short documentary film directed by James Algar. In 1952, it won an Oscar at the 24th Academy Awards for Best Short Subject (Two-Reel).[2][dead link][3] The film was produced by Walt Disney as part of the True-Life Adventures series of nature documentaries,[4] and was paired with Alice in Wonderland during its original theatrical run.[1]

Nature's Half Acre
Directed byJames Algar
Produced byWalt Disney
Written byWinston Hibler
Ted Sears
James Algar
Narrated byWinston Hibler
Edited byNorman R. Palmer
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
Running time
33 minutes
CountryUnited States



  1. ^ a b "1951 Alice in Wonderland ad". The Gazette. August 1, 1951. p. 11. Retrieved August 7, 2019 – via
  2. ^ "New York Times: Nature's Half Acre". NY Times. Retrieved May 19, 2008.
  3. ^ "The 24th Academy Awards (1952) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  4. ^ Cynthia Chris (2006). Watching Wildlife. University of Minnesota Press. p. 29. ISBN 0-8166-4547-7.

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