The one name that knows that all too well is the one and only Disney, and today, February 11th, they are releasing one of the classics for the first time in high definition with new breathtaking picture and sound restoration: The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition.
This is such a timeless tale!
For the first time ever on Blu-ray with glorious digital high definition, Disney's Jumpin' Jungle Classic has never looked so lush or sounded so good. This set includes all of the beloved characters and swinging music but now also has new behind-the-scenes bonus features as well.
Viewers can meet the most unforgettable characters and embark on a thrilling adventure with Mowgli as he journeys deep into the jungle and learns "The Bare Necessities" of life from happy-go-lucky Baloo the bear. They'll also meet Bagheera, the wise old panther, and crazy King Louie, the orangutan... but watch out for the cunning tiger Shere Khan and Kaa, the ssssneakiest snake in the jungle!
With unforgettable characters, thrilling adventure, wonderful music and more, is it a wonder that The Jungle Book is one of the most beloved animated films of all time?
Now, as it is spectacularly transformed for the first time on Blu-ray with digitally restored picture and brilliant sound, it is even more amazing to explore your family's wild side and enjoy this heartwarming tale that celebrates the true meaning of friendship.
All-new Blu-ray bonus features included with this Diamond Edition include:
- Introductions by Diane Disney Miller and Richard M. Sherman
- Alternate Ending – Mowgli and The Hunter
- @DisneyAnimation: Sparking Creativity
- Music, Memories & Mowgli: A Conversation with Richard M. Sherman, Diane
- Disney Miller and Floyd Norman
- Disney Intermission – Bear-E-Oke hosted by Baloo
- Bear-E-Oke Sing A Long
- I Wanna Be Like You – Hangin' Out At Disney’s Animal Kingdom
With a running time of approximately 78 minutes, The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition is available now in stores near you, from Disney or on Amazon. You can also keep up with all things Mowgli by connecting with The Jungle Book online, on Facebook and on Twitter.
Want to get in on the action and fun even more? Explore your family's adventurous side with activities, crafts and games that extend the love of The Jungle Book even more!
Other than The Jungle Book: Diamond Edition that I was provided, I was not compensated or enticed to do this review in any way. This post is solely my honest opinion about this product.