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Bambi R2 SE in February

Buena Vista Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Bambi: Special Edition for 14th February 2005. Walt Disney’s classic 1942 animation has been painstakingly restored and digitally remastered for this two-disc special edition release that boasts a wide selection of special features.

Highlights of those include:

Disc One

  • Inside Walt’s Story Meetings – Watch the film alongside script notes and meetings with Walt and the animation team as they plan out the final picture

    Disc Two

  • Deleted Scenes
    -Winter Grass
    -Bambi’s First Snow

  • Set Top Screensaver – Create the sights and sounds of the forest in your own home with a set top screensaver – complete with changing seasons

  • What’s Your Season? – Are you as cold as winter or as warm as the summer fun? Simply by answering a few questions you can work out which of Mother Nature’s traits you most possess

  • DisneyPedia: Bambi’s Forest friends – Learn all about deer and other woodland animals in this fun and educational look at how the real life animals compare to their animated friends.

  • Disney Storytime: Thumper Goes Exploring - Join Thumper in a brand new interactive story starring all his woodland friends. Have the story read to you or read it at your own pace.

  • The Making of Bambi: A Prince is Born - A featurette broken down into six different sections all about the making of the film

  • Restoring Bambi – A behind the scenes look at how the film was restored

  • The Legacy continues – The legacy of Bambi is continued in a brand new adventure. Return to the forest in this sneak peek of Bambi II

  • Disney Time Capsule – A journey back to 1942 to see what the world and the Walt Disney Studio was then like

  • Art Gallery – Stills and images from art to animation in this Disney Classic

  • Tricks of the Trade – A behind the scenes look at the animation tricks of the trade, filmed in 1957 and hosted by Walt Disney.

  • The Old Mill – An animated short from 1937 that has been cited as one of the influences for the Bambi artists.

    These are the details released by Buena Vista's UK office, details on the R1 edition aren't much better but should give you an idea of the feature presentation specs.

    Last updated: 19/04/2018 11:04:24

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