One of the classics in the Disney film library resurfaced this week and it has been beautifully restored. Pinocchio is a masterful tale of the little wooden boy and his conscience as they journey along his quest to become a real boy.

The Story

wdfa_pinocchio_002The original tale first appeared in 1883, in The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, and has been remade many times over the years although none as masterfully as this classic by Disney. Celebrate the 70th anniversary of Walt Disney’s Pinocchio! The legendary masterpiece that inspired millions to believe in their dreams has reawakened with an all-new, state-of-the-art digital restoration that shines brilliantly on 2-disc DVD. Now, for the first time ever, the richly detailed animation, unforgettable award-winning music When You Wish Upon A Star and heartwarming adventure-filled story comes to life like never before. Plus, all-new dazzling bonus features transport you into Pinocchio’s fantastic world! Join Geppetto’s beloved puppet with Jiminy Cricket as his guide on a thrilling quest that tests Pinocchio’s bravery, loyalty and honesty, virtues he must learn to become a real boy. The one and only Pinocchio will live on forever in the heart of anyone who has wished upon a star.

Bonus Features

wdfa_pinocchio_001Bonus Features include the Pinocchio Knows Trivia Challenge, an all-new Making Of Pinocchio, the Sweat Box, Walt Disney’s Artistic Review Process, Disney View, Expand Your Viewing Experience Beyond The Original Aspect Ratio Of The Film, Cine-Explore, Disney BD-Live: Connect, Explore And Interact, all-new When You Wish Upon A Star; Music Video Performed By Meaghan Jette Martin, Pinocchio’s Puzzles Game, 18 Puzzles In A Multi-Tiered Game, Pinocchio’s Matter Of Facts Discover More About Pinocchio’s World With Pop-Up Trivia, Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes, Alternate Ending

Pinocchio is available in DVD and Blu Ray today (the Blue Ray copy includes a regular DVD as well).

Wrapping it up

If you do not own this classic, now is a time to get it. The Disney Co. is continuing their schedule of only releasing films for a limited time and then ceasing sales for years so don’t let this one get away.


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