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Warner Slates Children’s Classics for Blu-ray

14 Jul, 2009 By: John Latchem

Warner Home Video Oct. 6 (prebook Sept. 1) will release Blu-ray Disc combo packs of the animated classics Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! and A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Each set, at $29.99, will include both a high-def version on Blu-ray and a standard-def version on DVD.

A Charlie Brown Christmas includes the featurette “A Christmas Miracle: The Making of A Charlie Brown Christmas” and the bonus episode “It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown.”

Grinch extras include the featurette “From Whoville to Hollywood,” a chronicle of the original book and its adaptation; “Songs in the Key of Grinch,” an interview with composer Albert Hague and vocalist Thurl Ravenscroft; the biography gallery “Who’s Who in Whoville”; song selections; a TNT featurette with Phil Hartman; pencil tests; and commentary with animator Phil Roman and June Foray.

Horton Hears a Who! includes the documentary In Search of Dr. Seuss, singalong music videos and the bonus shorts Dr. Seuss’ Butter Battle Book and Daisy-Head Mayzie.

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