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Escape to Witch Mountain SE (anamorphic!!!)

 
Old 06-10-03, 04:35 PM
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Escape to Witch Mountain SE (anamorphic!!!)

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First up we have the classics anyone who grew up in the 70's remembers all too well, The Apple Dumpling Gang and the spooky Escape to Witch Mountain and its sequel, Return to Witch Mountain. Each gets the special edition treatment, with remastered and THX-certified anamorphic widescreen transfers and soundtracks, plus extras to be announced. Retail is $24.95 each.

I don't know about you guys, but this news is exciting! Escape to Witch Mountain was one of my favorite movies growing up. It's about time it gets released on DVD, and with the SE-treatment to boot!


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Old 06-10-03, 04:41 PM
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I'm excited - which probably makes me a super-geek lol It will be weird to see a high quality version of it, might seem like a different movie since I'm used to TV quality with commercial interruptions.
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Old 06-10-03, 05:06 PM
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I have fond memories of watching this movie (and the sequel) as a kid. I don't think I'm going to tarnish those memories by watching it now since I doubt I'd like it at all. Good to hear they are getting treated well though.
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Just FYI: Sept. 2 is the release date reported by DVDFile.

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Old 06-10-03, 05:54 PM
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Originally posted by C Roberts
I have fond memories of watching this movie (and the sequel) as a kid. I don't think I'm going to tarnish those memories by watching it now since I doubt I'd like it at all. Good to hear they are getting treated well though.
Just FYI, the first one still holds up very well (I have the laserdisc and watch it every now and then).

I've always thought the 2nd one was crappy, so I can't really comment on what you'd think now...
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Can't wait to see the extras.

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Looks like a my September list is getting bigger by the moment.
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OAR & KIM RICHARDS
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Old 06-10-03, 07:34 PM
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Already being discussed here:
http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...5&pagenumber=3
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OAR &
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I'm definitely excited about this. I'll pick up both Apple Dumpling and Escape....both favorites of mine as a child.
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I've never heard of this movie. Is it anything like Secret Of Bear Mountain?
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I loved the Witch Mountain movies as a kid. I caught one of them on TV recently, and still enjoyed it, so I'll probably buy these.
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bout fricking time. The first one is the best, although the second one does have Christopher Lee in it....
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This sucks, what about Freaky Friday? Who ya gotta f*** in this place to get a DVD of Freaky Friday?
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Originally posted by cinephan
This sucks, what about Freaky Friday? Who ya gotta f*** in this place to get a DVD of Freaky Friday?
In time buddy. At least yours got a sequel not to long ago....
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Glad to hear these are coming out. I hope they are as good as the Bedknobs and Broomsticks DVD...another fave from my childhood
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Who ya gotta f*** in this place to get a DVD of Freaky Friday?
Bea Arthur.
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Originally posted by cinephan
This sucks, what about Freaky Friday? Who ya gotta f*** in this place to get a DVD of Freaky Friday?
Freaky Friday remake coming to theatres soon. Sounds like original will be released when new version comes to dvd.
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I am actually more excited about The Apple Dumpling Gang than I am about Escape to Witch Mountain, but I will certainly pick up the latter as well.
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Old 07-01-03, 11:54 PM
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Specs, from Disney:

Escape to Witch Mountain:
Audio commentary with Ike Eisenmann, John Hough and Kim Richards
Cartoon -- "Pluto's Dream House"
Making The Escape
1975 Studio Album
Conversations with John Hough
Disney Sci-Fi
Disney Effects -- Something Special
1.75:1 Aspect Ratio
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, THX-Certified

Return from Witch Mountain:
Audio commentary with Ike Eisenmann, John Hough and Kim Richards
Cartoon -- "The Eyes Have It"
Making The Return Trip
1978 Disney Studio Album
Lost Treasure: Christopher Lee, The Lost Interview
Disney Kids With Powers
The Gang's Back In Town
Theatrical Trailer
1.75:1 Aspect Ratio
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, THX-Certified

The Apple Dumpling Gang:
Audio commentary with Susan Clark, Tim Conway, Don Knotts and Brad Savage
Cartoon -- "Two Gun Goofy"
A Look Back With The Gang
Conversations With Tim Conway
Disney's Rootin' Tootin' Cowboy Heroes
Lost Treasures: The Disney Back Lot
1975 Disney Studio Album
Production Stills
Biographies: Bill Bixby, Brad Savage, Clay O'Brien, Don Knotts, Harry Morgan, Norman Tokar, Slim Pickens, Stacy Manning, Susan Clark, Tim Conway
Advertising: Lobby Cards, Posters, Publicity, Comic Book
1.75:1 Aspect Ratio
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, THX-Certified

I can't wait to pick up the two Witch Mountain DVDs.

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S W E E T !

Now, why couldn't Disney do this for ALL their classic flicks..??
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Escape to Witch Mountain:
Audio commentary with Ike Eisenmann, John Hough and Kim Richards
First anamorphic, now a commentary?

NICE!

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Originally posted by mrcoaster
I'm definitely excited about this. I'll pick up both Apple Dumpling and Escape....both favorites of mine as a child.
ditto
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Originally posted by RobCA
The Apple Dumpling Gang:
Audio commentary with Susan Clark, Tim Conway, Don Knotts and Brad Savage
Just picked up The Love Bug Special Edition today, primarily for the commentary with Dean Jones and Buddy Hackett. Tim Conway and Don Knotts doing a commentary for The Apple Dumpling Gang will be even better.
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