"premake" trailer: up re-imagined as a 1960s live-action disney movie

A live-action remake of Pixar's Up? Not quite. But check out this clever "premake" trailer for Up, assembled with footage from a handful of different films and re-imagined as a 1960s-era Walt Disney live-action adventure starring Spencer Tracy as Carl Frederickson, Kirk Douglas as Charles Muntz and some random Asian kid as Russell. Take a look:

Complete with cheesy studio special effects. Here's a note from the editor:
I have always enjoyed old Disney movies from the 60s and 70s. They managed to tap into such an imaginatively odd combination of situations and characters (like dinosaur bones and Chinese spies in "One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing", or flying cars and basketball players in The Absent-Minded Professor"). In many ways, Pixar's "Up" continues this charming tradition with its flying houses, talking dogs and gigantic flightless birds. It's a brilliantly written and beautifully imagined film. Oh, and stay tuned for the frame-by-frame breakdown and cheat sheet... there are a couple of Easter eggs hidden in this one.

Here's the recipe for the trailer: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, *batteries not included, The Red Balloon, Superman, The Wizard of Oz, The Muppet Movie, Follow Me Boys, Mackenna's Gold, Benji, A Boy and His Dog, Mysterious Island, The Doberman Gang, The Alvin Show, Posse, One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing, The Island at the Top of the World, Zeppellin, Stephen King's It, Hollywood Hotel, Jonny Quest, Peter Pan's Flight, Habanera from Carmen, Always
Does anybody know what movie the footage of the Asian kid in the boy scout uniform comes from? Or who the kid is? I imagine that probably one of the more difficult bits of footage to track down. Anyway, funny stuff -- I could totally see this as a movie from that era. (Thanks, Abe.)

UPDATE: I've been informed that the fake "Russell" footage was taken from the 1966 Disney film Follow Me, Boys! and the actor's name is Warren Hsieh. (Thanks, Ivan.)

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