Bambi Joins the Walt Disney Signature Collection on DVD!
Disney fans!! Disney’s Bambi, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, joins the Walt Disney Signature Collection by arriving on Blu-ray™, DVD and On-Demand tomorrow, June 6th.
The Collection release includes a variety of new bonus material, including recordings of Walt Disney discussing the challenges and triumphs during the production of “Bambi;” deleted scenes and characters; stories and effects that “Bambi” had on the Studio, other films and artists; and much, much more.
Additionally, the Digital HD release includes an exclusive, heartfelt feature on the incredible artist, Tyrus Wong, who inspired the film’s soft watercolor backgrounds and beautiful palette. I love the bonus features on these special DVDs and I think they are a wonderful way to share the rich and amazing Disney history with your family.
Brand New Bonus Features Include:
THE BAMBI EFFECT – “Bambi” was full of innovations for its time. Let’s take a look at how those past innovations affected future Disney animated titles all the way up to today.
STUDIO STORIES: “BAMBI” – Recordings of Walt Disney. Listen in on intimate moments where he discusses the challenges, pitfalls and triumphs during the production of “Bambi.”
DELETED SCENE: BAMBI’S ICE AND SNOW – Bambi coaxes Thumper and his brothers and sisters to come play on the ice during the first snow.
DELETED SCENE: THE GRASSHOPPER – A grasshopper confronts Bambi and Thumper and finds himself in quite a predicament.
BAMBI FAWN FACTS – Think you know everything there is to know about Bambi and his forest companions? Well, it’s time to discover some fun real-life facts about the creatures that live in the forest he calls home.
OSWALD THE LUCKY RABBIT: “AFRICA BEFORE DARK” – Oswald Short.
CELEBRATING TYRUS WONG (DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE) – A heartfelt look at the man who played a key role in the success of “Bambi.” Much like Mary Blair and Eyvind Earle, Tyrus Wong had a unique signature style all to his own. The soft water-colored backgrounds and beautiful palettes in “Bambi” were inspired by Tyrus’ concept art paintings.
Classic Bonus Material:
DELETED SCENES – Two Leaves, Bambi Stuck on a Reed, Winter Grass, Twitterpated
THE MAKING OF BAMBI: A PRINCE IS BORN
o STORY: TELLING THE TALE
o CHARACTERS: DRAWN TO NATURE
o ACTORS: GIVING VOICE TO ANIMALS
o ART DESIGN: IMPRESSIONS OF THE FOREST
o MUSIC: NATURE’S SYMPHONY
o HISTORY: BACK TO THE BEGINNING
TRICK OF THE TRADE (Excerpt)
INSIDE THE DISNEY ARCHIVES
THE OLD MILL: ANIMATED SHORT
Bambi was literally the very first movie that I remember seeing in a theater, and it was a drive-in theater. I remember it being so magical and I was so in love with the voices, the characters and the wonderful relationships that take place in this movie. It’s such a classic and a true
Here’s a fun clip to remind you of the pure sweetness of this film:
What I love about this movie is that it’s really for everyone, truly a movie that the entire family can enjoy together. I love telling my kiddos that this was the very first movie that I remember seeing at a theater. That makes it seem extra vintage and mind blowing!