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Cat in the Hat Comes Back on DVD

Universal will be releasing DR. SEUSS' THE CAT IN THE HAT, based on the classic children's book, on DVD and VHS March 16, 2004. The pricing for the release is $26.98 SRP/$19.95 MAP for DVD and $24.98 SRP/$15.95 MAP for VHS. The film was directed by MEN IN BLACK production designer Bo Welch and produced by THE GRINCH producer Brian Grazer.

Interactive DVD exclusives include:

* Dance-A-Long With The Cat - An interactive dance lesson in which the Cat in the Hat gives kids a chance to follow easy dance steps * 16 Deleted Scenes - Offering never-before-seen footage * The Purrr-fect Stamp A look at the making of the Dr. Seuss stamp, sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service* 20 Outtakes - Over an hour of outtakes featuring bloopers from Mike Meyers as The Cat and other cast members* The Dirt on D.I.R.T. - A-behind-the-scenes look at all that went into creating the film's magical D.I.R.T machine* Seussville, USA - A behind the scenes at the transformation of Pomona, California into Seuss-land.* The Mother of all Messes - A view of the special effects work that went into the big mess * The Music - A firsthand look at the unusual array of Seussian instruments created just for the film.* 'The Cat' - an in-depth look into the whimsical movie mess created for the climactic clean up scene* 'The Fish' - a look at how the movie's animated fish got its personality* 'The S.L.O.W.' -an all-encompassing look at the creation of the outlandish Seussian driving machine.* 'The Cat Stacks' - a visual effects featurette looking at what went into creating the scene where The Cat balances on a ball and catches an array of different things, * 'The Kids' an interview with child actors Spencer Breslin and Dakota Fanning

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