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Remember watching Bambi as a child? Remember how sweet, sad and cute it was? I do and I remember watching Bambi over and over again. I loved that movie and I still love that movie. My kids love Bambi too, now.
Did you know that Bambi joins the highly coveted Walt Disney Signature Collection? Finally, Bambi is part of that wonderful collection with all the other awesome Disney movies! So excited!
“Bambi” arrived on May 23rd with new bonus features, including recordings of Walt Disney! Bambi celebrates its 75th anniversary this year (can’t believe it!) and joined the collection on Digital HD and
Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) on May 23rd. Plus, on Blu-ray, DVD, and On-Demand on June 6th! Have you reserved or received your copy yet?
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. We love our copy and have already watched it several times.
Some History On Bambi
Did you know that Bambi was released in 1942, during World War 2? It took over 5 years to make because its exquisite hand-drawn artwork and attention to details took a while (I can imagine!). Bambi has been beloved by many generations and holds the number 3 spot on the American Film Institute’s “10 Top 10” which honors the 10 greatest animated films of ALL time!
Bambi In A Nutshell
The timeless tale features an adorable young deer named Bambi who explores the wonders and challenges of the woods with his playful pal Thumper, the lovable skunk Flower, and wise Friend Owl – and ultimately fulfills his destiny as the prince of the forest.
Bonus Material (Blu-ray & Digital HD) Includes:
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.
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
ORIGINAL THEATRICAL TRAILER
THE GOLDEN AGE
*Digital bonus offerings may vary by retailer
You can purchase Bambi on Amazon.com.