Feed the Birds

How Many Times Has “It’s a Small World” Been Performed? Do the Math!

Posted on 03/7/2012 by | Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentIn the last years of his life, Walt Disney had a Friday evening ritual: His studio songwriters, Robert and Richard Sherman, would slip into his office to chat awhile. Soon Walt would walk to the north window, gaze out, and say simply, “Play it.” The brothers knew what he meant. Richard would sit at Walt’s piano and begin to play “Feed the Birds,” the lovely melody they wrote for Mary Poppins. Walt would stare out the window, hands behind his …