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12th July 2012 17:54:00
Posted by Dave Foster

101 Dalmatians Blu-ray in September

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Disney have announced the UK Blu-ray release of 101 Dalmatians on 3 September 2012. Walt Disney's 17th animated classic, 101 Dalmatians is a wild adventure starring the world’s most adorable dogs and the monochrome villain; Cruella de Vil. This is the tail-wagging story of Pongo and Perdita, a pair of Dalmatians who meet in a London park, arrange for their owners to marry and start a family themselves. They soon become the proud parents of fifteen pups, but disaster strikes when the litter is abducted by Cruella’s henchmen for her monstrous plan to make a fur coat out of their spotty skins. Can Pongo and Perdita save their pups from the clutches of evil Cruella and a diabolical fashion statement?

For its Blu-ray release the film has been "lovingly re-crafted into a high definition transfer" and boasts a host of bonus features including a number of abandoned song sequences such as "March of The one Hundred And One", "Cheerio, Good - Bye, Toodle-oo, Hip Hip!" and “Don't Buy A Parrot From A Sailor".

The full list of extras is TBC, but you can expect all of the content from past DVD releases to be included. Play.com suggest the following content:
  • Music Video
  • Music & More: Abandoned Songs
  • Deleted Songs, Demo Recordings & Alt Versions
  • Backstage Disney: Redefining the Line
  • Cruella Devil
  • Sincerely Yours
  • Trailers & TV Spots
  • Promo Radio Spots

101 Dalmatians is available separately or as part of a double-pack with the sequel 101 Dalmatians II.

No Pricedemon links at the moment so here are some direct retail links for you...

101 Dalmatians - Amazon | Play
101 Dalmatians & 101 Dalmatians II - Amazon | Play

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About Dave Foster
Dave has been loitering the virtual halls of TDF for a decade now and the majority of that time has been spent as Editor of the Home Cinema section (formerly DVDTimes). He doesn't contribute reviews anywhere near as much as he once did (or indeed would like to) but when he does it will invariably be something in the anime or Asian film area.