DVD Releases For June 17, 2008
Walt Disney's jumpin' jungle adventure continues in this special edition of THE JUNGLE BOOK 2 -- with all your favorite characters from the original, toe-tappin' classic and more swingin' songs! Mowgli has been living in the man-village with his little stepbrother Ranjan and his best friend Shanti. But the man-cub still has that jungle rhythm in his heart, and he misses his old buddies Baloo and Bagheera. When Mowgli wanders back to the wild for some swingin' fun, he soon finds Baloo isn't the only one waiting for him -- the man-eating tiger Shere Khan is lurking in the shadows and planning his revenge. If he is to defeat his nemesis, Mowgli will need the help of both his old friends and his new family.
--MOWGLI'S STORY TIME ADVENTURE -- In this exciting, all new, multi-level game, players help Mowgli avoid the coiled clutches of Kaa the serpent and escape Shere Khan's revenge while running, ducking, dodging and jumping his way through the Man Village, the Jungle and King Louie's Palace.
--Mowgli's Jungle Ruins Maze -- Mowgli must find his way through ancient jungle ruins that are filled with unseen danger before he can return to his village. Players help him avoid treacherous pitfalls along the path to his final destination, discovering some real jungle secrets along the way.
--The Legacy Of THE JUNGLE BOOK -- THE JUNGLE BOOK introduced a generation to some of Disney's funniest furry characters, a snazzy, jazzy musical score and a wild and wooly jungle setting. Now, find out how JUNGLE BOOK 2 used all that as inspiration for an original animated adventure.
--Disney's Song Selection - Sing along in sync with all the songs during the movie or just pick a favorite song and sing along with on-screen lyrics with this fun interactive feature.
--Swingin' Music Videos -- Including I WANNA BE LIKE YOU performed by Smash Mouth, JUNGLE RHYTHM and W-I-L-D.
--The Story of Jungle Book -- A recap of the original animated classic, complete with highlights and unforgettable moments.
--Deleted Scenes -- Including the original songs I GOT YOU BEAT and BRAVER.
THE SWORD IN THE STONE 45th Anniversary Special Edition
Modern animation wizardry meets medieval magic in the legendary classic THE SWORD IN THE STONE 45th Anniversary Special Edition, coming to DVD on June 17, 2008 from Walt Disney Studios Home Ent. Filled with adventures, music, magic and a wondrous mixture of bonus features including an all-new game.
Based on T.S. White's immortal novel THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING, THE SWORD IN THE STONE 45th Anniversary Special Edition brings the legend of King Arthur to spectacular animated life in a dazzling adventure sure to entertain both adults and children. Arthur, a young squire known as Wart, encounters his destiny when he meets the magical wizard Merlin. This 1963 musical gem from the Disney vaults features original songs by Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman (MARY POPPINS) making THE SWORD IN THE STONE 45th Anniversary Special Edition a must-own classic.
--All-New MERLIN'S MAGICAL ACADEMY GAME -- In this all new game Merlin tests viewers' knowledge of the world as they are transformed into a fish, a squirrel and an owl -- just like Wart in the movie.
--KNIGHT FOR A DAY -- Goofy stands in for his master at a joust in this medieval themed short film.
--BRAVE LITTLE TAILOR -- When Mickey tells a white lie about his fighting prowess, he ends up facing down a rampaging giant.
--Music Magic: The Sherman Brothers -- A profile of the musical geniuses behind THE SWORD IN THE STONE and so many other Disney hits. Includes the deleted song, THE MAGIC KEY.
--THE SWORD IN THE STONE Scrapbook -- An exclusive behind-the-scenes interactive program featuring still-frame galleries and film facts.
--Disney Song Selection.
POPEYE THE SAILOR 1938-1940 Volume 2 and POPEYE AND FRIENDS Vol. 1
Everyone's favorite sailorman hasn't aged a day since his Silver Screen debut more than 75 years ago, showing the true power of eating your spinach. Popeye, Olive Oyl, and Bluto are back to entertain fans in 2008 when Warner Home Video, Hearst Ent. and King Features Syndicate get set to release POPEYE THE SAILOR 1938-1940 Volume 2 and POPEYE AND FRIENDS Vol. 1 on June 17, 2008.