Magilla Gorilla in August
Warner Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Magilla Gorilla: The Complete Series for 15th August 2006 priced at $44.98 SRP. Magilla Gorilla, is a loveable but clumsy gorilla, who lives in Mr. Peebles' Pet Shop. Mr Peebles repeatedly tries to sell or give away the gorilla with no success. Backing segments include Punkin' Puss & Mushmouse and Rocochet Rabbit & Droop-a-long Coyote. These 23 complete cartoons plus 8 bonus Magilla Gorilla classic Hanna Barbera cartoons are now available for the first time ever on DVD.
Spread across four-discs episodes are presented in 1.33:1 Full Frame with English and French Mono audio. Extras include:
- Introduction with Jerry Eisenberg - Jerry Eisenberg will introduce viewers to the DVD along with never seen original footage of Mr. Hanna & Hoyt Curtin playing the theme song at a piano.
- Mr. Peebles Pet Shop - Arrive at Mr. Peebles Pet Shop to meet the seven characters of the Magilla Gorilla Show. As you click on each character, you will simultaneously hear Allan Melvin as he shares anecdotes/personalities of each character and view a short montage.
- Here Comes a Star - Join Mr. Hanna and Mr. Barbera as they invite us in inside Hanna Barbera, presents Magilla Gorilla to executives, and welcomes viewers to a new star that is born.