BURBANK, Calif., March 28, 2005 – Walt Disney Home Entertainment presents a spring fling of new-to-Disney DVD classics! These four unforgettable Disney comedy favorites have the stars you love and the laughs that are just right for the whole family.
These irresistible Disney family classics are available on April 12, 2005, at the collectible price of $19.99 each (SRP) on DVD.
THE BAREFOOT EXECUTIVE – Starring Kurt Russell In the great Disney tradition of wild family fun, a young Kurt Russell (Miracle) stars as an ambitious mailroom clerk at a second-rate TV network. With his eye on the boardroom, he discovers a lovable pet chimp that can pick hit shows every time! Ride along for a comedic climb up the corporate ladder in a comedy about monkey business that will leave you howling for more. And keep an eye out for a young cast member named John Ritter!
THE ADVENTURES OF BULLWHIP GRIFFIN – Starring Roddy McDowall and Suzanne Pleshette Boston proper meets the wild west as Roddy McDowall, Suzanne Pleshette and Karl Malden star in a fish-out-of-water comedy for everyone. To restore his family’s lost wealth, a young Boston lad stows away on a ship bound for the California Gold Rush. When their very proper butler gives chase, all roads lead to nonstop adventure, wild and woolly characters, and a lucky punch that leads to a bonanza of belly laughs! You’ll discover a fortune of family fun in this classic Disney film — perfect for any DVD collection.
LT. ROBIN CRUSOE, U.S.N. – Starring Dick Van Dyke Escape to an island full of castaway comedy as Disney favorite Dick Van Dyke (Mary Poppins) and Nancy Kwan star in this hilarious South Pacific adventure. Lt. Robin Crusoe (Van Dyke) is an all-thumbs Navy pilot who ditches his plane after engine trouble. He survives a riotous raft ride only to find himself marooned on a lush tropical island with a poker-playing chimp, a gadget-rich abandoned sub, and Wednesday (Kwan), a wild, beautiful native girl in exile for disobeying her overprotective father. You won’t stop laughing as all the natives get restless in this paradise of comedy fun.
MILLION DOLLAR DUCK – Starring Dean Jones and Sandy Duncan Bring home surefire Disney fun starring classic comedians Dean Jones (The Love Bug), Sandy Duncan, and Joe Flynn. Research professor Albert Dooley (Jones) is stuck with past-due bills and one downy, dense lab duck. But an ordinary bird turns extraordinary when he is accidentally zapped with radiation and casually starts laying the proverbial “golden eggs.” Cashing in on newfound riches becomes a sidesplitting scramble as the secret gets out and friends, neighbors, and government agents mount an all-out quack attack to capture the rare bird. It’s heartwarming hilarity that will keep the whole family in stitches!
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Source: DAPs for Disney Magic Review – Buena Vista Press Release