Aladdin Platinum Edition in October
Walt Disney Home Entertainment have now revealed the full details for their Region 1 DVD release of their animated clasic, Aladdin, available for the first time as a Platinum Edition 2-Disc Special Edition DVD set ($29.99) and special Collector's DVD Gift Set ($49.99) from 5th October 2004. Unavailable in any form for over ten years, this double Academy Award winning magic carpet ride is presented for the first in a digital format in a magical 2-Disc set with a huge menu of bonus features that are detailed below...
Sound and Video:
The Aladdin Special Edition DVD is restored and remastered for this first-ever digital presentation – giving the public a new and enhanced Aladdin experience with increased crispness and clarity. Not only has the film been meticulously and painstakingly reformatted one frame at a time, working from the film’s original digitally stored files, but a group of Disney’s top artists and technicians launched a major effort to remove dust and dirt, add detail and provide the home viewer with a digital picture and sound that is the finest possible. In some instances characters were redrawn adding more facial detail to accommodate the sharper DVD image quality. Background colours in many scenes were enhanced both for colour and for detail - all under the supervision of Disney Feature Animation and members of the original creative team.
Designed specifically for home theater systems, this sparkling DVD features the very finest in audio quality with the all-new 5.1 Disney Enhanced Home Theater Mix. This is the absolute best way to see and hear this outstanding masterpiece.
enhanced audio-sensory experience and designed specifically for home theater systems.
Experience the magic behind the masterpiece with never-before-seen movie secrets; making-of feature; the firstever comprehensive look at the making of ALADDIN; rare deleted scenes and more. The Academy Award® winning* music for ALADDIN is now joined on DVD by the deleted song “Proud Of Your Boy,” a gem from the Disney vault by legendary Oscar®-winning** Disney songwriters Howard Ashman and Alan Menken.
The Aladdin Special Edition DVD includes the gravity-defying virtual DVD carpet ride “Aladdin’s Magic Carpet” with all-new animation; hilarious tours with the Genie; hysterical inside look at the Genie’s lamp, games that extend the movie experience, sing along songs, all-new music videos, Fun Facts Pop-Up trivia track and much more.
Aladdin Special Edition Collector's Gift Set:
This is the must-have collection that every fan will want. In addition to the 2-Disc DVD and its bonus materials, the set includes:
Below we have a look at menu screens and package artwork from the set...