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Disney’s Timeless Tale Joins the Walt Disney Signature Collection Debuting on Digital HD Jan. 10 and Arriving on Blu-ray™ Jan. 31
D23 members received the exclusive news and first look at the new “Pinocchio” trailer!
BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 21, 2016 — This weekend at D23’s Destination D: Amazing Adventures event at Walt Disney World Resort, Tyler Slater and Nicole Nalty announced the addition of Disney’s triumphant animated classic “Pinocchio” to the celebrated Walt Disney Signature Collection and gave members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club the first look at the film’s all-new trailer. “Pinocchio,” which inspired the world to wish upon a star, arrives for the first time on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on Jan. 10, and on Blu-ray™ and DVD on Jan. 31 with hours of new and classic bonus features.
“Pinocchio” is considered one of the greatest animated films ever made, with two Academy Awards® — for best original score and best original song “When You Wish Upon a Star” – and a rare 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Now, it will delight a whole new generation of dreamers with its masterful animation, unforgettable characters and award-winning music.
The Walt Disney Signature Collection release includes hours of classic bonus material and exclusive features including a reinvented rendition of “When You Wish Upon a Star” created and performed by music influencers from Disney’s Maker Studios; never-before-seen artwork from the film’s Pleasure Island sequence; archival recordings of Walt himself during “Pinocchio” production; and a recently restored and scored 1927 short featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.
“Pinocchio” tells the tale of wood-carver Geppetto’s beloved puppet who embarks on a thrilling quest – with faithful friend Jiminy Cricket – that tests his bravery, loyalty and honesty, all virtues he must learn to fulfill his heart’s desire: to become a real boy.
Last weekend, we had family movie night and we introduced our kids to the classic Disney film, Pinocchio. Despite the lack of bells and whistles of CGI animation, this timeless classic captured their attention and held it, way after the movie had ended. The epic story offers excitement, chances to learn, and a visually appealing storyline that is the perfect option for family movie night with the kids. I enjoyed revisiting a story from my childhood and sharing it with my own children. For that reason alone, this is one dvd to grab while you can! The opportunity to explore morals makes it worth the investment of a few dollars and a few hours of your time.