I remember watching “Peter Pan” as a little girl and wanting him to come to my window. I was especially interested in how Wendy sewed his shadow to his shoe and how I could fly to Neverland. I grew up watching and loving the Disney classic, “Peter Pan,” and now my kids can too!
On February 5, 2013, The Walt Disney Studios will celebrate the 60th Anniversary release of the classic, “Peter Pan,” as it soars to 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.
The “Peter Pan” Diamond Edition Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy & Storybook App) is a “must-own” addition to everyone’s home entertainment collections, filled with high-flying bonus features for all ages that includes – the groundbreaking feature Disney Intermission, Growing up with Nine Old Men – short film, never-before-seen Deleted Scenes and a never-before-heard Deleted Song.
“Peter Pan” is a timeless classic from Disney’s Golden Age of animation. The film is one of three to boast all nine of Walt’s famous “Nine Old Men” as Directing Animators, and is a revered audience favorite. “Peter Pan” Diamond Edition 3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack will be available for a limited time only for the suggested retail price of $44.99 (US) and $51.99 (Canada) from Walt Disney Studios.
ABOUT “PETER PAN” FILMMAKERS & CAST
“Peter Pan” was executive produced by Walt Disney (Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Alice in Wonderland) and directed by Clyde Geronimi (101 Dalmations, Sleeping Beauty, Lady and the Tramp), Wilfred Jackson (Lady and the Tramp, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella) and Hamilton Luske (101 Dalmations, Lady and the Tramp).
Characters were voiced by:
- Bobby Driscoll (Treasure Island, Song of the South) as Peter Pan
- Kathryn Beaumont (Alice in Wonderland, TV’s “The Walt Disney Christmas Show”) as Wendy Darling
- Paul Collins (Evan Almight, Mother) as John Darling
- Tommy Luske (TV’s “The Walt Disney Christmas Show”) as Michael Darling
- Hans Conried (TV’s “The Hobbit,” TV’s “Horton Hears A Who!”) as Captain Hook/Mr. Darling
- Bill Thompson (Lady and the Tramp, Alice in Wonderland) as Mr. Smee/Other Pirates
- Heather Angel (Alice in Wonderland, Suspicion)
- Tom Conway (101 Dalmations, Cat People) as the narrator
Release Date: February 5, 2013
Suggested Retail: 3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (BD, DVD, Digital Copy & Storybook App) = $44.99 U.S. / $51.99 Canada; 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (BD & DVD) = $39.99 U.S. / $46.99 Canada; Digital & On-Demand = please check with your television provider or favorite retailer for pricing.
Bonus Features: Disney Intermission (new), Growing up with Nine Old Men (new), Disney View (new), Introduction by Diane Disney Miller (new), Deleted Songs & Scenes, You Can Fly: The Making of Peter Pan, Tinker Bell: A Fairy’s Tale, Disney Song Selections, Audio Commentary Hosted by Roy Disney, Music Videos & More!
Rating: G (bonus material not rated)
Feature Run Time: 77 minutes
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Audio: Blu-ray: 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio (English); 5.1 Dolby Digital (French and Spanish)
Languages: English, French and Spanish
Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish
ABOUT DISNEY’S BLU-RAY DIAMOND COLLECTION
Disney’s Blu-ray Diamond Collection represents The Walt Disney Studios’ most prestigious and treasure animated classics. Diamond Edition titles boast the highest level of picture and sound; feature groundbreaking, state-of-the-art immersive bonus content; and include unprecedented levels of interactivity, personalization and customization, made possible because of Blu-ray technology.
ABOUT THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS
For more than 85 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today, the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios; Disneynature; Marvel Studios; and Touchstone Pictures, the banner under which live-action films from DreamWorks Studios are distributed. The Disney Music Group encompasses the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney on Ice and Disney Live!
I received a copy of “Peter Pan” Diamond Edition from Walt Disney Studios to facilitate this review. The giveaway is sponsored by Walt Disney Studios. All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine.
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