Aladdin SE in October
Walt Disney Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Aladdin for 4th October 2004. One of Disney's most popular and long anticipated Disney DVD debuts has been painstakingly re-mastered to befit the sensational original animation, the Special Edition Disney DVD is the most extensively restored Disney DVD to date.
The original creative team were reunited to compile this Special Edition that is packed with bonus features including never-seen-before footage and insight in to the making of one of Disney's most popular Classics. Presented in 1.66:1 anamorphic widescreen with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound and the groundbreaking Disney Enhanced Home Theatre mix, DVD feature highlights include:
- Deleted Songs
- Enjoy never heard before songs exclusive to the DVD 'Proud Of Your Boy' (performed by Alan Menken),'Humiliate The Boy', 'Why Me' and 'You Can Count On Me'
- Discover previously un-seen rare scenes, including 'Aladdin and Jasmine's First Meeting' and 'Aladdin in the Lap of Luxury'
Music and more
- Brand new music video, original storyreel and behind the scenes look at the deleted song, 'Proud Of Your Boy' performed by American Idol Clay Aiken and written by the award winning composers Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
- The whole family can sing along with the movies as the words pop up on the screen. There are three ways to watch; watch the whole movie with the lyrics on screen, choose your favourite song to watch, or just watch the songs played back to back
- Brand new music video of "A Whole New World" performed by 'Newlyweds' stars Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey
- Behind the scenes look at the video for 'A Whole New World'
- Original music video of 'A Whole New World' performed by Regina Belle and Peabo Bryson in 1992
- Listen in and discover the thoughts behind the film with special Filmmaker's and Animators' commentaries or watch the film in special 'trivia mode' with the Fun Fact Trivia Pack and learn all sorts of fun fact about the magical world of Aladdin
- Games & Activities
- Disney's Virtual DVD Ride
With groundbreaking new technology, this Special Edition DVD includes a gravity-defying virtual DVD carpet ride. In all-new animation, this thrilling interactive game allows you to be transported on your own magic carpet ride high above the city of Agrabah on a quest to save the Princess Jasmine.
- Inside The Genie's Lamp Guided Tour
Embark on an incredible 3-D tour inside the Genie's Lamp that was his home for over 10,000 years. Feast your eyes on the spectacular interior decorating as Iago takes you on a hysterical journey.
- Inside The Genie's Lamp Self Guided Tour
Now that you've seen the tour, explore the lamp on your own. But be careful what you click on, you never know what might pop up.
- The Genie World Tour
Join the Genie on a hilarious action-packed trip around the world and find out what he really got up to after he was freed by Aladdin at the end of the film.
- 3 Wishes Game
Would you like a wish granted? Come closer if you so desire. But beware, you never know who is really pulling the strings and deciding your fate
- Alan Menken - Musical Renaissance Man
Take a look at the musical works of legendary Academy Award® winning composer Alan Menken - the man behind the music of Aladdin
- A Diamond In The Rough
Go inside the studio and meet the people at Disney who brought the magic of Aladdin to life including a reunion of the producers, supervising animators, voice talent and film historian Leonard Maltin. The most comprehensive inside track of the making of the film is available to enjoy in three ways:
- Your Wish Is Our Command Mode
Watch the making of show with your choice of additional bonus segments
- Play All
Sit back, relax and enjoy the show
- Making Of Index
Explore all of the bonus segments including interviews with the cast, how the characters were designed, when live actions meets animation and 'A Whole New World' - the recording sessions
- Art Review
Listen in as key artists give you insights into the magic of animating Aladdin
- Art Galleries
See original artwork from the various stages of film production
See the original theatrical trailer, posters and unused concepts along with trailers of The Return of Jafar and Aladdin and the Forty Thieves