Five Disney Classics Coming to Blu-ray August 12

On August 12, five Disney Classics will be released on Blu-ray for the first time ever. Tarzan, Hercules, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers and The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad can be yours to own.

Which one are you most excited for?

PRESS RELEASE:

Disney Presents Five Classic Animated Adventures

Releasing for the First Time Ever on Blu-ray™!

 

TARZAN, HERCULES, Bedknobs and Broomsticks,

mICKEY, DONALD, GOOFY: The Three Musketeers,

& The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

 

Each Title Digitally Re-mastered with High Definition Picture and Sound

 Available on Blu-ray Superset (BD + DVD + Digital Copy) August 12th

 

Also Available August 12th:

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad/Fun and Fancy Free 2-Movie Collection

on Blu-ray Combo Pack (BD + 2 DVDS)

&

Hercules, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, & Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers

On Single Disc DVD

 

TARZAN

Synopsis:                     Disney’s legendary adventure is better than ever as “Tarzan®” bursts onto Blu-ray for the first time ever with spectacular picture and amazing sound.  Filled with thrills, laughs and Academy Award®-winning music (Best Music, Original Song, “You’ll Be In My Heart,” 1999), this family favorite will make you go wild.

Disney’s magnificent adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 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. Enjoy this wild and wonderful adventure in a whole new way on Disney Blu-ray!

Voice Cast:                   Tony Goldwyn (“Scandal,” “Ghost”) as Tarzan, Minnie Driver (“Good Will Hunting,” TV’s “About A Boy”) as Jane, Brian Blessed (“Flash Gordon,” “The Pirates!: Band of Misfits”) as Clayton, Rosie O’Donnell (“A League of Their Own,” “Sleepless In Seattle”) and Glenn Close (“Damages,” “101 Dalmatians”) as Kala

Directors:                     Chris Buck (“Frozen,” “Surf’s Up”) and Kevin Lima (“Enchanted,” “102 Dalmatians”)

Screenplay By:           Tab Murphy (“Atlantis: The Lost Empire,” “Brother Bear”), Bob Tzudiker (“Newsies,” “102 Dalmatians”) & Noni White (“Newsies,” “102 Dalmatians”)

Based On:                    The story TARZAN OF THE APESby Edgar Rice Burroughs

Producer:                     Bonnie Arnold (“Toy Story,” “How To Train Your Dragon 2”)

Rating:                          G (U.S., CE, CF)

                                        Bonus material not rated

Feature Run Time:    88 minutes

Aspect Ratio:              1.78:1

Audio:                           TBD

Languages:                  English, French, Spanish

Subtitles:                     Portuguese, English ESL, English SHD, French-Canadian, Latin Spanish

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

 

*Bonus material information subject to change

TARZAN® owned by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. and used with permission.

TARZAN ©2014 Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. and Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved

HERCULES

Synopsis:                     Experience “Hercules,” Disney’s animated classic from the creators of “Aladdin” and “The Little Mermaid,” on Blu-ray for the first time ever! Nominated for an Academy Award® (Best Music, Original Song, “Go The Distance,” 1997), this legendary family favorite is packed with colossal laughs 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!

 

Voice Cast:                   Tate Donovan (“Argo,” “The Pacifier”) as Hercules, James Woods (“Casino,” “White House Down”) as Hades, and Danny DeVito (“Batman Returns,” “Twins”) as Philoctetes

Directors:                     John Musker (“Aladdin,” “The Little Mermaid”) & Ron Clements (“Aladdin,” “The Little Mermaid”)

Screenplay by:           Ron Clements & John Musker, Bob Shaw & Donald McEnery (“A Bug’s Life”) and Irene Mecchi (“Brave” “The Lion King”)

Producers:                   Alice Dewey and John Musker & Ron Clements

Rating:                          G (U.S., CE, CF)

Feature Run Time:            93 minutes

Aspect Ratio:                      1.78:1

Audio:                                                   TBD

Languages:                                          English, French, Spanish

Subtitles (BD):                    Portuguese, English ESL, English SHD, French-Canadian, Latin Spanish

Subtitles (DVD):                English Line 21, English SDH, French-Canadian, Latin Spanish

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

 

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Synopsis:                     Let the enchantment begin! Disney’s Academy Award® winning classic, “Bedknobs and Broomsticks” (Best Visual Effects, 1971), soars onto Blu-ray for the first time with an all-new digital master. Experience a dazzling blend of live action and wondrous animation from the producer, director and writer of Mary Poppins, sure to delight the entire family.

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.  Take the ride of your life with “Bedknobs And Broomsticks.”

Cast:                              Angela Lansbury (“Beauty and the Beast,” “Murder She Wrote”) as Miss Price, David Tomlinson (“Mary Poppins,” “The Love Bug”) as Emelius, and Roddy McDowall (“Planet of the Apes,” “That Darn Cat!”) as Mr. Jelk

Director:                       Robert Stevenson (“The Absentminded Professor,” “Mary Poppins”)

Writers:                        Don DaGradi (“Mary Poppins,” “The Love Bug”), Bill Walsh (“Mary Poppins,” “The Love Bug”), and Mary Norton (“The Borrowers”), Ralph Wright (“The Jungle Book,” “The AristoCats”), Ted Berman (“The Fox and the Hound,” “The Black Cauldron”)

Producer:                     Bill Walsh (“Mary Poppins,” “The Love Bug”)

Rating:                          G (U.S., CE, CF)

Feature Run Time:            117 minutes

Aspect Ratio:                      1.66:1

Audio:                                                   TBD

Languages:                                          English, French, Spanish

Subtitles:                                             English SDH, French, Latin Spanish

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

MICKEY, DONALD, GOOFY: THE THREE MUSKETEERS

Synopsis:                     Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Disney’s swashbuckling adventure, “Mickey, Donald and Goofy: The Three Musketeers,” presented for the first time ever in a dazzling new Blu-ray Special Edition! Join Mickey and all your favorite Disney characters in this outrageously funny take on the timeless tale.

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 and now fully-restored with new and classic bonus features, this heartwarming family film is better than ever on Disney Blu-ray and High-Def Digital. It’s “All For Fun And Fun For All!”

Cast:                              Wayne Allwine (“Mickey’s Christmas Carol,” “Prince and the Pauper”) as Mickey Mouse, Tony Anselmo (“DuckTales,” “The Prince and the Pauper”) as Donald Duck, Bill Farmer (“A Goofy Movie,” “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse”) as Goofy, Tress MacNeille (“The Simpsons,” “Hercules”)as Daisy Duck, Jim Cummings (“Winnie the Pooh,” “Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers”) as Pete, April Winchell (“Despicable Me 2,” “Antz”) as Clarabelle the Cow and Russi Taylor (“Mickey Mouse Clubhouse,” “Sophia the First”) as Minnie.

Director:                       Donovan Cook (“Peter Pan in Return to Never Land,” “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse”)

Writer:                          Evan Spilotopoulos (“The Lion King 1 1/2,” “The Jungle Book 2”) and David Mickey Evans (“Radio Flyer,” “The Sandlot”)

Producer:                     Margot Pipkin (“Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue”)

Rating:                          G (U.S., CE, CF)

Feature Run Time:            68 minutes

Aspect Ratio:                      1.78:1

Audio:                                                   TBD

Languages:                                          English, French, Spanish, Portuguese (BD Only)

Subtitles (BD):                    Brazilian Portuguese, English ESL, English SDH, French, Latin Spanish

Subtitles (DVD):                English Line 21, English SDH, French Canadian, Latin Spanish

Bonus Features:                                Blu-ray Superset Classic Bonus Features:

Get Up And Dance! (New Superset Bonus Feature)

Deleted Scenes

Deleted Scenes with Commentary

Get The Scoop

Cast Commentary

Disney Song Selection

Sing Along With the Movie

DVD Classic Bonus Features:

Disney Song Selection

Sing Along With The Movie

 

 

THE ADVENTURES OF ICHABOD AND MR. TOAD

Synopsis:                     Experience Walt Disney’s timeless classic, “The Adventures Of Ichabod And Mr. Toad,” on breathtaking Blu-ray for the first time ever!  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, come together in one magnificent adventure.

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. Share these high-spirited adventures with your whole family on Blu-ray and Digital HD.

Cast:                              Bing Crosby (“Holiday Inn,” “White Christmas”) as Narrator, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Basil Rathbone (“The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes,” “The Hound of the Baskervilles”) as Narrator, The Wind in the Willows.

Director:                       James Algar (“Bambi,” “Fantasia”), Clyde Geronimi (“101 Dalmatians,” “Peter Pan”) and Jack Kinney (“Melody Time,” “The Three Caballeros”)

Story By:                      “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”based on the story by Washington Irving.

“The Wind and the Willows” based on the story by Kenneth Grahame.

Written By:                 Erdman Penner, Winston Hibler, Joe Rinaldi, Ted Sears, Homer Brightman and Harry Reeves.

Rating:                          G (U.S., CE, CF)

Feature Run Time:            68 minutes

Aspect Ratio:                      1.33:1

Audio:                                                   TBD

Languages:                                          English, French, Spanish

Subtitles (BD):                    Brazilian Portuguese, English ESL, English SDH, French Canadian, Latin Spanish

Subtitles (DVD):                English Line 21, English SDH, French Canadian, Latin Spanish

Bonus Features:                                The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Storybook

THE ADVENTURES OF ICHABOD AND MR. TOAD/FUN and FANCY FREE 2-MOVIE COLLECTION

Synopsis:                     Experience two classic Disney masterpieces, “The Adventures Of Ichabod And Mr. Toad” and “Fun and Fancy Free” for the very first time on Blu-ray.

Enjoy Disney animation’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, which come together for magnificent adventures.

Then have some fun with Mickey, Donald, and Goofy in “Fun and Fancy Free,” 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.

These classic films follow Disney’s tradition of combining great storytelling, unforgettable characters, music and adventure to create fun you can share with the whole family. Includes Disney bonus classic, “The Reluctant Dragon” – only on Blu-ray!

THE ADVENTURES OF ICHABOD AND MR. TOAD (see above for cast, filmmaker and rating)

FUN AND FANCY FREE

Voice Cast:                   Edgar Bergen (“The Jack Benny Program,” “The Muppet Movie”) as Himself, Dinah Shore (“Make Mine Music,” “The Dinah Shore Chevy Show”) as Herself, Walt Disney and Jimmy Macdonald as Mickey Mouse, and Cliff Edwards (“Pinnocchio,” “Playhouse 90”) as Jiminy Cricket.

Directors:                     Jack Kinney (“Make Mine Music,” “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color”), Bill Roberts (“Bambi,” “Dumbo”), and Hamilton Luske (“Cinderella,” “Alice in Wonderland”)

Writers:                        Sinclair Lewis (story,), Homor Brightman (“The Three Caballeros,” “Cinderella”), Harry Reeves (“Cinderella,” “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color”), Ted Sears (“Sleeping Beauty,” “Alice in Wonderland), Lance Nolley (“Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color”), Elden Dedini (“Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color”) and Tom Oreb (“Alice In Wonderland”)

                                        “Bongo” from the Original Story by Sinclair Lewis

Rating:                          G (U.S., CE, CF)

                                                                               

Total Product RT:              140 minutes

Aspect Ratio:                      1.33:1

Audio:                                                   TBD

Languages:                                          English, French, Spanish

Subtitles:                                             English SHD, French-Canadian, Latin Spanish

Bonus Features:                                The Reluctant Dragon

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Storybook

The Story Behind Fun and Fancy Free

Mickey and the Beanstalk Storybook

Release Date (All):             August 12, 2014 (Direct Pre-book: 6/17/2014; Distributor Pre-book: 7/1/2014)

 

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amandaalva

Hello there, my name is Amanda Alva and I love all things Disney. Here on DAPs Magic I enjoy sharing tips on Disney Parks dining, Disney news and so much more. In addition to writing, I contribute to the DAPs Magic Instagram account. See you in the parks!

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