DISNEY CLASSICS SLEEPING BEAUTY AND 101 DALMATIANSRETURN TO THE DISNEY VAULT FROM 30 JUNE 2010
Each year the Disney Vault opens to release exclusive Walt Disney Classics on DVD. The prestigiousnature of these Classics means that they are available for a very limited time only. In fact it could be up toseven years before you see these Disney Classics on DVD again.
Walt Disney was the original custodian of the Disney Vault, and began the Vault practice by re-releasingDisney classics theatrically every seven years. Walts time-honoured tradition continues today, asanimated titles which once entered the Vault in VHS format now emerge in re-mastered and technicallysuperior DVD and Blu-ray™ technology.
From 30 June 2010, three re-mastered Disney DVD Classics, Sleeping Beauty, 101 Dalmatians and 101Dalmatians II: Patchs London Adventure, are being placed back into the Disney Vault for further tender lovingcare.
Featuring pristine restoration, creative special features and hours of entertainment for kids, these magicaltitles have been given the royal treatment and are an absolute must for any collector or Disney fan.
Take a stroll down memory lane and catch up with your favourite Disney characters by securing your ownlittle piece of Disney history before they disappear. Be sure to also look out for the next Walt DisneyClassic to be released from the Vault - Beauty and the Beast - which will be released from the Disney Vaulton DVD and Blu-ray this October.
RETURNING TO THE VAULT from 30 June 2010:
Sleeping Beauty (1959)
A family favourite, Sleeping Beauty tells the tale of Princess Aurora who is blessedwith the gifts of beauty and song by the good fairies of the kingdom - Flora, Faunaand Merryweather. Betrothed at birth to Prince Phillip, the son of a neighbouringking, Princess Aurora is wickedly cursed to die by the prick of a spinning wheelspindle before her 16th birthday by the evil fairy, Maleficent.
Determined to prevent this catastrophe, the good fairies hide the princess in asecluded cottage in the forest where Aurora blossoms into a lovely young womanunaware of her real name and birthright. Princess Aurora, now called Briar Rose,soon meets and falls in love with Prince Phillip who she believes is a peasant boybut in actual fact is her betrothed.
Eventually, Aurora is stricken by Maleficents terrible curse and all seems lost but for one glimmer of hope- only true loves kiss can wake this sleeping beauty from an eternal slumber.
One of Disneys greatest love stories, collect your copy of Sleeping Beauty Platinum Edition available from allgood DVD and Blu-ray retailers
DVD bonus features
· Alternative opening
· Deleted songs
· Picture perfect: The making of Sleeping Beauty
· Art gallery
· Sleeping Beauty castle walk-through attraction
· Briar Roses waltz game.
Blu-ray bonus features:
Blu-ray includes all the DVD bonus features plus:
· Customisable Living Menu;
· Dungeon Escape;
· Maleficents Challenge; and
· 1-Disc DVD format of Sleeping Beauty full-length feature film.
Format: 2-Disc DVD
Format: 3 Disc Blu-ray
101 Dalmatians (1996)
A delightful combination of humour and fur-raising adventure, 101 Dalmatians is abeloved animated masterpiece featuring some of Disneys most outrageous andmemorable characters, including the crooning Cruella De Vil and the inseparableDalmatian couple - Pongo and Perdita.
Fashion designer Anita and computer game writer Roger have two Dalmatians,Perdita and Pongo, who have fallen in love and give birth to 99 puppies. One nightthe proud dogs' puppies are kidnapped by Anita's boss Cruella De Vil, who isstealing young Dalmatians to make the coat she has set her heart on. Enlisting thehelp of the British animal kingdom, Pongo and Perdita set out to find and rescueall 99 pups from their fearsome captors, Jasper and Horace.
With spectacular new bonus features including a virtual Dalmatians game and 101 Pop Up Trivia facts, 101Dalmatians 2-Disc Platinum Edition shines like never before and continues to charm generations of adoringDisney fans with its digitally restored animation and enhanced sound.
Format: 2-Disc DVD
101 Dalmatians II: Patchs London Adventure (2003)
In a return to the loveable Dalmatian family, Roger, Anita, and their canine companions are packing forthe big move to Dalmatian Plantation, a home in the country with plenty of room for the 101 pups and farfrom the clutches of Cruella de Vil.
The feistiest pup, Patch, feels lost in a sea of spots and longs to be a one-of-a-kind wonder dog like his TVhero, Thunderbolt. Left behind in the commotion Patch hears about a chance to appear on the show whileit's filming in London. Patch soon meets his hero and the adventure begins.
Cruella is back and this time more obsessed with Dalmatians than ever. At first, she is able to calm herfrenzy through an affiliation with a spot-fixated German artist named Lars. Cruella soon discovers thatLars, despite his best efforts, is unable to recreate the look she desires. In order to inspire him, she beginshunting for the Dalmatian puppies, but is angry to find Anita's house empty. However, using a newspaperpicture of Patch at the audition, she reads their new address off his collar.
Follow the adventures of Patch and Thunderbolt and watch as their teamwork and friendship save the day.The special edition DVD includes more fun than ever with all new Patchs Twilight Adventure game,music videos, a behind-the-scenes "Dog-umentary" and more!
For fun-filled adventure for the whole family, collect your copy of 101 Dalmatians II: Patchs LondonAdventure available from all good DVD retailers.
101 Dalmations II
Format: 2-Disc DVD