Get ready D-Heads™ because all us fans of Disney classics are getting more added to our collection of Hi-Def fun! From one of my personal favorites of animation glory “Sleeping Beauty” to Walt’s last animated film before his death, “The Jungle Book”. The music, animation, and legacy of these films continue on for generations and I pass them down to my children as well. And SOON we can enjoy them fully restored!
The Walt Disney Studios is pleased to announce the addition of animated classics THE JUNGLE BOOK and SLEEPING BEAUTY to its prestigious Blu-ray™ Diamond Edition Collection. Released from the Disney vault for a limited time only, THE JUNGLE BOOK opens to colorful new life on Blu-ray Diamond Edition in February 2014, while SLEEPING BEAUTY awakens on stunning Blu-ray Diamond Edition in October 2014.
Released from the Disney vault for the first time in almost seven years, THE JUNGLE BOOK swings onto Blu-ray Diamond Edition in the U.S. on February 11, 2014. Based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic novel, this song-filled celebration of friendship, fun, and adventure was Disney’s 19th animated masterpiece and the last animated feature to have Walt Disney’s personal touch. Now, viewers can experience its lush and colorful world and jazzy, toe-tapping songs – including the “I Wan’na Be Like You” and Academy Award®-nominated classic “The Bare Necessities” – with the ultimate in high definition picture and sound clarity. Also featuring thrilling new bonus features, THE JUNGLE BOOK is next winter’s must-own Diamond Edition Blu-ray! (YOU CAN LISTEN TO OUR INTERVIEW WITH BRUCE REITHERMAN (Voice of Mowgli) CLICKING HERE
The ultimate Disney fairy tale, SLEEPING BEAUTY, once again awakens to exquisite new picture and sound on Blu-ray in the U.S. in October 2014. Heralded by audiences and critics alike, SLEEPING BEAUTY was one of the final fairy tales to be that Walt Disney himself worked on. Fully restored with revolutionary Blu-ray technology, this animated classic’s dazzling colors, spectacular action, and Academy Award®-nominated orchestration (for Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture) shines brighter than ever. With wondrous new bonus features families will love, SLEEPING BEAUTY charms like never before on Blu-ray Diamond Edition!
Todate, Disney has released seven Diamond Edition titles – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Beauty and the Beast, Bambi, The Lion King, Lady and the Tramp, Cinderella and Peter Pan – with The Little Mermaid scheduled for release on October 1, 2013. Each Diamond Edition title boasts the highest level of picture and sound; features groundbreaking, state-of-the-art immersive bonus content; and in some cases second screen interactivity, made possible because of Blu-ray technology.
So Get ready for these Masterpieces to come to your shelves in 2014! Mark the dates!