The Aristocats: Ev'rybody wants to SEE a cat

Disney’s beloved kitty cat classic, "The Aristocats," is finally on Special Edition DVD with new digitally enhanced picture and sound, plus exclusive bonus materials. "The Aristocats" was the last film that Walt Disney put into production himself, making this film a little piece of animation history.

  • Among the special features on the just released DVD is a never seen before song and:
  • Games and Activities: Disney Virtual Kitten ROM, English Read-Along – The Aristocats
  • Disney Song Selection
  • Bonus Short – "Bath Day" a cartoon short from 1946 featuring Figaro
  • Backstage Disney: The Aristocats Scrapbook

For those who don’t remember "The Aristocats," it’s the story of Duchess (Eva Gabor) and her three adorable kittens, Berlioz, Marie and Toulouse. Theyhit the jackpot when their eccentric Paris millionair-ess owner bequeaths themher entire estate. Their life of luxury is cut short, however, when themistress’s greedy butler Edgar plots to inherit the fortune himself byabsconding with the little feline family and abandoning them far from home. Lostin the French countryside, they meet a rough-and-tumble, big-hearted tomcatnamed Thomas O’Malley (Phil Harris), who takes them under his wing andintroduces them to his life as a jazzy bohemian hepcat, before he helps themfind their way back to the Paris. Musical numbers from Academy Award winningteam of Robert B. and Richard M. Sherman (Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,The Jungle Book and The Tigger Movie) keep spirits high in this delightfullydroll animated adventure. Click here to see a clip of "Ev’rybody Wants to be a Cat."

I was delighted to find this movie held all the magic I remembered when I was a kid and the enhanced picture is flawless. The special features were also great and my daughter enjoyed the song selection that let us listen to the songs we wanted with a click. Get your copy of "The Aristocats" from amazon.com for $17.

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