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Sleeping Beauty

Platinum Edition
Genre: Animation

Reviewed In Issue 136 (Nov 2008) 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: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 4.0
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 5
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Special Features
Special features on Disc One of this two-disc set include a music video featuring Emily Osment singing

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Walt Disney Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 54391
(MPAA Rating): G
(Rating Reason):

For all audiences
(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Two DVD-9 Discs
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(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): 10/07/08
(THX® Digitally Mastered): Yes

 Credits Information

(Director): Clyde Geronimi (Supervising Director)
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
The soundtrack and picture of this timeless Disney classic have been painstakingly restored and re-mastered for its 50th anniversary

DVD Picture:
The animated, anamorphically enhanced 2.54:1 DVD is an improvement over the previously reviewed DVD (Issue 76), with more naturally saturated colors and the overly bright colors toned down. The less vibrant colors now appear more natural, and the entire image seems to have a layer of grime removed from it. The blacks are deep, and there is a good sense of dimension to the picture, even though shadows aren

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