Secrets of Life is a 1956 American short documentary film directed by James Algar. The film was produced by Walt Disney as part of the True-Life Adventures series of nature documentaries. It is the fourth of the Disney Studio's True-Life Adventure films. It was acknowledged as Disney's most sophisticated use of time-lapse film editing at the time of its release and a huge step forward technologically for the technique. It was released on video in 1985 and 1993.
A feature-length drama showing the changing World of Nature, the sky, the sea, the sun, planets,insects and volcanic action. A story of Nature's strange and intricate designs for survival and her many methods of perpetrating life.