Sleeping Beauty dvd

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  1. Leonard B

    Leonard B Stunt Coordinator

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    On the Beauty and the Beast dvd, there was a clip from Sleeping Beauty, but no release date was given. Does anyone have information on this? Also, does anyone know if it will be in widescreen?
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  2. James Reader

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    It is rumoured for a May 2003 release. I expect it will be widescreen - I already have the UK P&S release as well as the French 2 disc collectors set (which is presented in it's widescreen glory) and I certainly won't be buying the R1 release unless it is!
     
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    Well, since they bothered to make
    Beauty and The Beast widescreen only
    (even more so then they had to,
    since the OAR was 1.66:1, and the DVD is 1.85:1),
    I would imagine, that Buena Vista Home Video
    will see fit to present Sleeping Beauty
    --Uncle Walt's best use of widesceen in his catalog.--
    in all its OAR glory.
    Mark
     
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    I am told that the French DVD is the old letterbox release done for laser - story goes does has done a new anamorphic transfer for us dvd. I hope it has all the extras of the laser bos set and more!
     
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    According to one DVD magazine over here, the R2 release of Sleeping Beauty (in full widescreen glory) with an extra supplemental disc is in January 2003 (exact date TBC).

    It will be interesting to see if this is identical to the upcoming American release, or if the R1 release will include extra supplements. For example, the picture galleries could include selected voice overs such as the Snow White/B&TB releases. I'm really hoping the R1 (or preferably the UK re-release!) will include a Walt Disney commentary taken from historical interviews and records.
     
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    I usually don't like the color purple too much, but I sure do hope that they use the same cover as the French release (maybe it was used for other R2 releases as well, I just don't know...). It is gorgeous!!!!

    Bill
     

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