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US Release Schedule for Walt Disney Studios Films on DVD in 2014

Walt Disney Studios has released their schedule for films to be released on DVD in 2014, and it contains a mixture of classic favorites and new projects.

Here are the dates to mark in your calendar:

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February 11 – The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition

For the first time ever, this classic movie will be available on Blu-ray in high definition. The release will also feature new behind-the-scenes bonus features. It will be available in a Blu-ray combo pack, regular DVD, and digital formats. Save up to 30% by pre-ordering today.

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March 18 – Frozen

Of course, Disney’s newest animated hit will hit the shelves in Spring 2014. If you pre-order the blu-ray DVD combo box, you can save 49% off the retail price. Can’t beat that deal.Read More »US Release Schedule for Walt Disney Studios Films on DVD in 2014

Disneyland 1955 Home Movies

If I had a time machine at my disposal, it would be very tempting to travel back to 1955, cough up the dollar fifty admission and visit Disneyland during its inaugural year. While, I don’t have a time machine, there is YouTube and the great culture of sharing home movies. Here are a few home videos that feature Walt’s park in its earliest incarnation.

This next one captures the park just a few days after opening. Walt even makes an appearance:

Holy smokes. Did you see that clown at the 2:08 mark? Where did that come from? Also note at 2:30 that Dumbo was still under construction.

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Disneyland Home Videos from 1955 – Spectacular New Video

Major kudos to the Disney History Institute for their latest contribution to our knowledge of early Disneyland. They’ve compiled a video of color footage from 1955. The video is more than just home movies edited together, it reveals how the park would have looked to… Read More »Disneyland Home Videos from 1955 – Spectacular New Video

Disney Updates DVD Release Schedule for Spring 2013

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has updated there release schedule for the spring of 2013. It’s an impressive line up with a range of TV animation, feature animation, and live action TV shows that many fans will want to own. Which of these are you adding to your shelf?

February 2013

Released this week:

Ultimate Spider-man: Avenging Spider-Man (DVD)
Over the past year, Peter Parker has been saving New York City from evil villains as the masked hero, Spider-Man while balancing his heroics with homework and friends. When S.H.I.E.L.D. Director, Nick Fury, offers Peter the chance to raise his game to the next level…to become The Ultimate Spider-Man, Midtown High becomes a secret operations base for young heroes under the watchful eye of Fury and the school’s new principal, Agent Coulson. Spidey takes on S.H.I.E.L.D. missions across the Marvel Universe, encounters new villains, and battles his biggest threat yet…teen high school drama, in this funny and action–packed new series!

Peter Pan: Diamond Edition (Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital & On-Demand) (Rated: G)
The Walt Disney Studios celebrates the 60th Anniversary release of Walt Disney’s classic, “Peter Pan,” as it soars to all-new heights – with a new digital restoration and high definition picture and sound – for the first time on Blu-Ray. The classic tale that taught us all “to believe” and first introduced us to the Darling children – Wendy, John and Michael – as they flew with Peter Pan and Tinker Bell past the second star to the right and straight on ‘till morning to the enchanted world of Never Land. Rediscover the magical adventure and relive childhood memories of this great bedtime story.

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Steve Martin Cameo in ‘Disneyland Dream’ home video

A quick follow up on the story from the end of last year where the Barstow Family home video “Disneyland Dream” was placed on the on the Library of Congress National Film Registry. Writer/comedian/actor Steve Martin, a former Disneyland cast member, found himself  in the… Read More »Steve Martin Cameo in ‘Disneyland Dream’ home video

New WDW Videos from Disney Moms Panel

If you’re planning a vacation to Walt Disney World, you should be availing yourself of the free and informative advice from the Walt Disney World Moms Panel. A few minutes online could save you hours in the parks or help you find that perfect dinner… Read More »New WDW Videos from Disney Moms Panel