Disney Classic Films - First Time on Blu-ray

 

Here's a treat for all the Disney fans in your family: six classic (or near-classic) animated movies now collected on five Blu-ray sets. Disney's Tarzan, Hercules, and The Three Musketeers represent the renaissance of recent films, while true classics Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Ichabod and Mr. Toad, and the sublimely delightful Fun and Fancy Free make up the rest.

 

Each movie has been digitally re-mastered with high definition picture and sound, making for a flawless viewing experience on most modern home theatres. Behind-the-scenes Bonus Features abound as well, so now your whole family can be nerds together. So yeah, they're pretty cool.

 

Want to know more? Then read on...

 

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Tarzan

 

Rating: G

 

Summary: Disney’s adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ timeless story begins deep within the jungle when baby Tarzan is adopted by a family of gorillas. But his “Two Worlds” collide with the arrival of humans, forcing Tarzan to choose between a “civilized” life with the beautiful Jane and the life he shares with his fun-loving friends and his gorilla family.

 

Bonus Features: Deleted Scenes; "You'll Be In My Heart" Music Video Performed By Phil Collins; "Strangers Like Me" Music Video Performed By Phil Collins; "Trashin' The Camp" Studio Session With Phil Collins & 'N Sync; The Making of the Music; Tarzan Goes International; Original Phil Collins Song Demo; Audio Commentary; DisneyPedia: Living In The Jungle; From Burroughs To Disney; Early Presentation Reel.

 

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

 

Rating: G

 

Summary: Disney’s Academy Award® winning classic, “Bedknobs and Broomsticks” (Best Visual Effects, 1971) offers a delightful blend of live action and animation from the producer, director and writer of Mary Poppins. Disney legends Angela Lansbury (“Beauty And The Beast”) and David Tomlinson (“Mary Poppins”) star in this beloved film about an apprentice witch who reluctantly takes in three orphan children. Though her first spells create more laughs than magic, Miss Price and the children soon find themselves swept away aboard a fantastic flying bed – their ticket to fun-filled excitement and adventure.

 

Bonus Features: Music Magic: The Sherman Brothers; Deleted & Extended Scenes; David Tomlinson Recording Session; The Wizards of Special Effects; Theatrical Trailers; Disney Song Selection; Sing Along With The Movie.

 

Hercules

 

Rating: G

 

Summary: Nominated for an Academy Award® (Best Music, Original Song, “Go The Distance,” 1997), this "legendary" family favorite is packed with humor and non-stop adventure. Taken from the gods as a newborn and adopted on earth, Hercules is just an awkward pillar of strength trying to fit in. What he wants most is to impress his father Zeus. When Hercules discovers Hades’ sinister plot to take over Mount Olympus, he goes from zero to hero and, with the help of his pals Pegasus and Phil, discovers that real strength comes from the heart.

 

Bonus Features: The Making of Hercules; "No Importa La Distancia" con Ricky Martin ("Go The Distance" music video with Ricky Martin); "Zero To Hero" Sing-Along.

 

Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers

 

Rating: G

 

Summary: Best buddies Mickey, Donald and Goofy are small-time janitors with big dreams of becoming Musketeers. They may not look like heroes, but, powered by teamwork and friendship, they soon discover they can accomplish anything if they work together. Packed with six rousing songs, this swashbuckling adventure is “All For Fun And Fun For All!”

 

Bonus Features: Get Up And Dance! (Superset); Deleted Scenes; Deleted Scenes with Commentary; Get The Scoop; Cast Commentary; Disney Song Selection; Sing Along With the Movie.

 

2 Movie Collection: Ichabod and Mr. Toad / Fun and Fancy Free

 

Rating: G / G

 

Summary: The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad delivers Disney’s humorous retelling of two unforgettable classics, The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow and The Wind In The Willows, wonderfully narrated by Basil Rathbone and Bing Crosby.First, hang on for a wild ride with the fun loving Mr. J. Thaddeus Toad. When his passion for motorcars lands him in hot water, he must rely on his faithful friends to clear his name. Then meet the infamous Ichabod Crane whose comic rivalry for the affections of the town beauty leads to a heart-pounding race with the legendary Headless Horseman. / In Fun and Fancy Free, Mickey, Donald, and Goofy star as Jiminy Cricket brings to life the timeless tales of Bongo and Mickey and the Beanstalk. This was the last animated feature starring Walt Disney as the voice of Mickey Mouse—and the only film featuring all four of Disney’s most famous characters.

 

Bonus Features: The Reluctant Dragon (short film); The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Storybook; The Story Behind Fun and Fancy Free; Mickey and the Beanstalk Storybook.

 

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