WSR Detailed LaserDisc Review

Little Nemo: Adventures In Slumberland

Reviewed In Issue 04 Of Widescreen Review® Stars:
The Voices Of Mickey Rooney, Rene Auberjonois, Gabriel Damon.

WSR Review Scores
Picture Rating: 5
Sound Rating: 4.5
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DVD General Information
(Studio/Distributor): Hemdale Home Video
(Catalog Number): 8140
(MPAA Rating): G
(Retail Price): $34.95
(Running Time In Minutes): 108
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Theatrical Release): 1992
(LD Release Date): 2/93
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

Credits Information
(Director): Masami Hata & William Hurtz
(Screenplay/Written By): Chris Columbus & Richard Outten
(Story): Jean Mobus Giraud & Yutaka Fujioka
(Music): Thomas Chase & Steve Rucker
(Director Of Photography):
(Production Designer): NA
(Visual Effects):
(Costume Designer):
(Editor): Takeshi Seyama
(Supervising Sound Editors):
(Re-Recording Mixers):
(Executive Producers): NA
(Co-Producers): NA
(Producers): Yutaka Fujioka

DVD Picture Information
(Principal Photography): Academy Standard Flat
(Theatrical Aspect Ratio): 1.85:1
(Measured LaserDisc Aspect Ratio): 1.78:1

DVD Sound Information
(DVD Soundtrack): Dolby Surround
(Theatrical Sound): Dolby Stereo A
(Theatrical Re-Issue Soundtrack):
(Remastered Dolby Digital): No
(Remastered DTS Digital Surround): No
(Additional Languages):

WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
A Japanese production based on the early 1900ís comic strip by Winsor McCay. The story of a young boy and his enchanting adventures in his dreams. Little Nemoís fun-filled adventrues include his flying pet squirrel Icarus and his friend Professor Genius, his guide through Slumberland.

LaserDisc Picture:
The animation is terrific and the story is a joy for all ages from 95 to 9 months. The 1.78:1 transfer and picture quality is superb.

LaserDisc Soundtrack:
The digitally recorded soundtrack is superb. This is classic family fare.
(Surround Bass Below 50Hz): No
(Aggressive System Surround): No
(Intense 25Hz Bass): No
(Deep Bass Challenging): No
(Aggressive 0.1 LFE):
(Holosonic Soundfield): Yes
(Aggressive Split Surround): No
(Center Back Surround Imaging): No
(Directionalized Dialogue): No
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Superb Color Fidelity:
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