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"The Muppet Movie"(1979)coming to blu-ray from Disney 8/13/13! (1 Viewer)

Matt Hough

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It's been part of the promo trailers in the last few Disney titles I reviewed (not including the Studio Ghibli ones this week).
 

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I'll never forget seeing this at the drive-in in 1979. The opening shots, Rainbow Connection, the bike riding, Miss Piggy in the beauty pageant, etc. The other thing I remember about this and The Great Muppet Caper especially, were the McDonald's glasses.
 

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Experience the Muppet Movie like Never Before As It Arrives on Blu-ray and Digital Hi-Def This Fall
THE MUPPETS MOVIE: SPECIAL EDITION
Available Nationwide, August 13, 2013
And Packaged To Include Disney Intermission (for non-stop, Muppet-astic entertainment) Plus, Even More Never-Before-Seen Bonus Content
Synopsis: See how the Muppets began, with the nearly 35th Anniversary Special Edition of the original, classic that started it all—The Muppet Movie, produced by the cultural icon and Muppet creator himself, Jim Henson! Witness the hilarious origins of everyone’s favorite Muppets--Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Animal, and the rest—as they embark on an inspirational and laugh-filled road trip to follow their Hollywood dreams. And now for the first time, you and your family can see the Muppets make the “rainbow connection” in vibrant Blu-ray Hi-Def.
Bring home the story of the Muppets’ rise to stardom on hi-def for the first time ever, complete with all-new bonus and the non-stop entertainment of Disney Intermission. Experience the beloved Muppet classic like never before on Hi-Def Blu-ray and Digital, August 13, 2013
Cast: Jim Henson (The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock), Frank Oz (Star Wars, Monsters, Inc.), Dave Goelz (The Muppets, Muppets from Space), Jerry Nelson (The Muppets, Muppets from Space), Richard Hunt (The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock)
Director: James Frawley (The Big Bus, The Three Stooges)
Writers: Jerry Juhl (The Muppet Christmas Carol, Muppet Treasure Island) & Jack Burns (Muppets from Space, The Muppet Show)
Exec. Producer: Jim Henson (The Muppet Show, The Dark Crystal)
Assoc. Producer: David Lazar (The Muppet Show, The Great Muppet Caper)
Bonus Features: Disney Intermission & New Never-Before-Seen/Shared Content
Release Date: August 13, 2013 (Direct Pre-book: 6/18; Distributor Pre-book:7/2)
Ratings: G
Feature Run Time: Approximately 95 minutes
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Audio: Dolby Digital Surround Sound
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish
 

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