Dr. Seuss & Charlie Brown on Blu-ray in October
Warner Home Video have announced the US Blu-ray Disc release of three children’s titles on 6th October 2009. Priced at $29.99 SRP each the titles have been re-mastered and are presented in foil embossed packaging. These Blu-ray Combo Packs also include a bonus DVD with the standard definition version of the main feature and a bonus digital copy.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Deluxe Edition) - The animated version of Dr. Seuss’ classic tale from cartoon legend Chuck Jones with narration by Boris Karloff. Extras include:
- From Whoville to Hollywood – A rapping, rhyming chronical of the original book and this beloved animated adaptation.
- Songs in the Key of Grinch – Interviews with composer Albert Hague and vocalist Thurl Ravenscroft.
- Who’s Who in Whoville – Biography Gallery.
- Grinch Song Selections – Go right to your favorite songs. Includes: Opening Song, Trim Up the Tree,Welcome, Christmas and You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch.
- TNT’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas Featurette – With Phil Hartman.
- Grinch Pencil Test
- Making Animation and Bringing it to Life – audio commentary with animator Phil Roman and June Foray.
Horton Hears a Who! (Deluxe Edition) - This is the 1970 animated classic based on the 1954 book of the elephant who is the only person who can hear the people of the tiny planet floating on a speck of dust. The Deluxe Edition is fully remastered and includes the following features:
- 1080P 1.37:1 Full Frame
- English DD2.0
- English SDH subtitles (Film only)
- Feature-length In Search of Dr. Seuss - Kathy Najimy hosts this celebration of the author’s life via celebrity skits, music and animated clips from his stories
- 2 Dr. Seuss animated stories: Dr. Seuss Butter Battle Book and Daisy-Head Mayzie
- Singalong music video You Can Heart Horton, Horton Can Hear You!
A Charlie Brown Christmas (Deluxe Edition) - Charlie Brown has the Yuletide blues in this re-mastered Christmas special. Extras include:
- A Christmas Miracle: The Making of A Charlie Brown Christmas – An in-depth look at how the producers brought a newspaper comic strip to animated life in a new medium. Under tense pressure and with many doubters, the show creators were able to create Peanuts in a new medium and make the show a smash success.
- It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown – Bonus episode which is the second Christmas-themed Peanuts episode since A Charlie Brown Christmas. Originally airing in 1992, this special is comprised of several Christmas-themed story lines involving the Peanuts gang.