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Muppet Treasure Island
Kermit's 50th Anniversary Edition
Genre: Family

Reviewed In Issue 103 (Dec 2005) Of Widescreen Review®

Tim Curry, Kermit The Frog (voice by Steve Whitmire), Miss Piggy (voice by Frank Oz), The Great Gonzo (voice by Dave Goelz), Rizzo The Rat (voice by Whitmire), Billy Connolly, Jennifer Saunders & Kevin Bishop

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
Special features include the five-minute Pepe Profiles Present

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Walt Disney Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 40425
(MPAA Rating): G
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(Retail Price): $19.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 99
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1996
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 11/29/2005
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Brian Henson
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Shiver me timbers! Kermit The Frog is a good sea captain who leads a voyage in search of a hidden treasure, but the villainous Cook (Curry) threatens the safety of the map. Muppet Treasure Island is good fun for the entire family! Based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 enhanced DVD picture exhibits a pleasing picture that should satisfy young viewers. The dark and gloomy scenes must be viewed in a completely blackened room, as shadow delineation is capabale of delivering visual information in the darkness. (Suzanne Hodges)

With good dialogue and an impressive use of each of the available channels, the Dolby