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WSR Detailed DVD Review
Sleeping Beauty
Genre: Animation

Reviewed In Issue 76 (Sept 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

The Voice Talents Of Mary Costa, Eleanor Audley, Barbara Luddy, Taylor Holmes, Bill Shirley, Verna Felton, Barbara Jo Allen & Bill Thompson

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 5
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Reference Systems
Critics' Composite Score: 5
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Special Features
Disc One includes both original widescreen and modified full screen presentations of the movie, with the option of listening to an audio commentary on the widescreen version. The commentary is hosted by Disney historian and DVD producer Jeff Kurrti and features an assortment of voice talent artists and crew members. Includes up-front ads on Disc One. Disc Two is a storybook menu filled with supplemental material, some of which is repurposed from the excellent LaserDisc special editioon. Beginning with the first menu choice

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Walt Disney Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 29755
(MPAA Rating): G
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(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Two-Disc Set: DVD-9 x 2
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 75
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1958
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 09/09/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): Yes

 Credits Information

(Director): Clyde Geronimi (Supervising Director)
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
"Sleeping Beauty" is a timeless story that introduces some of Disney

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits a picture that is far more beautiful than expected for the film

The remastered Dolby