The 13 Ghosts Of Scooby-Doo Appears On DVD For The First Time
Press Release from Warner Home Video
BURBANK, CA – This summer, kids and Scooby-Doo fans are in for more high-jinks, thrills and laughs when Warner Home Video’s (WHV) The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo The Complete Series materializes in stores June 29, 2010. Never before released on DVD, this Scooby-Doo series is comprised of 13 episodes on two discs, and features the voice and likeness of the late, suspense/horror film acting legend, Vincent Price. The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo will retail for $19.98 SRP.
In The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, mystery and mayhem prevail when Scooby-Doo and Shaggy accidentally set free a pack of troublemaking spooks. On a trip to Honolulu, Daphne’s plane winds up landing in Tibet. While visiting a temple, Scooby and Shaggy are tricked into opening the Chest of Demons, which houses 13 of the most-frightening ghosts and ghouls to ever haunt the earth. The ghosts however, can only be returned to the chest by those who originally released them. To prevent them from wreaking havoc upon the world, the gang embarks on a global quest to recapture them. Scooby-Doo’s nephew, Scrappy-Doo, a mischievous boy named Flim-Flam, and warlock Vincent Van Ghoul join the team throughout the season, as they set out to trap the escaped specters.
The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo originally premiered September 1985 on ABC.
“The premise of The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo is a great concept for Scooby-Doo because it takes the show into a refreshing new direction, specifically with the addition of Vincent Price, one of the masters of suspense,” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President of Family, Animation and Partner Brands Marketing. He added, “This DVD is a mix of classic Scooby-Doo along with a brand-new set of stories and characters, which we think consumers will enjoy. The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo is a must-have DVD for classic animation lovers and fans of Scooby-Doo.”
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