The Sword in the Stone 45th AE (R1) in June
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of The Sword in the Stone (45th Anniversary Special Edition) on 17th June 2008 priced at $29.99 SRP. Based on T.S. White’s immortal novel The Once and Future King, The Sword in the Stone brings the legend of King Arthur to life as we follow Arthur, a young squire known as “Wart,” who encounters his destiny when he meets the magical wizard Merlin. This 1963 musical from the Disney vaults features original songs by Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman (Mary Poppins).
- 1.66:1 Widescreen
- DD5.1 Surround
- English, French and Spanish language and subtitle tracks
- All-New Merlin's Magical Academy Game – In this all new game Merlin tests viewers’ knowledge of the world as they are transformed into a fish, a squirrel and an owl—just like Wart in the movie.
- Knight for a Day – Goofy stands in for his master at a joust in this medieval themed short film.
- Brave Little Tailor – When Mickey tells a white lie about his fighting prowess, he ends up facing down a rampaging giant.
- Music Magic: The Sherman Brothers – A profile of the musical geniuses behind The Sword in the Stone and so many other Disney hits. Includes the deleted song, "The Magic Key."
- The Sword in the Stone Scrapbook – An exclusive behind-the-scenes interactive program featuring still-frame galleries and film facts.
- Disney Song Selection
- And Much More!