Sunday, November 15, 2015

The Classics Variation Guide - Part 1

What you're seeing here is a guide to the variants of the Classics editions... It is a work-in-progress that's very much incomplete...

- The easy way to tell the difference between United States copies and Canadian copies: If it doesn't have the FBI warnings on the labels and tape openings, it's a Canadian copy.

- The traditional Classics spine layout was introduced in October 1986 - From top-to-bottom/left-to-right: Classics Diamond, WDHV logo, film title, character profile, stock number/CC...

- There are four variants of the Sorcerer Mickey Classics logo that was introduced in 1988. There's the 1988 variant, the 1989 variant, the 1992 variant, and the 1992 variant with slightly different audio.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Disney VHS Openings: Italian Edition

A compilation of ALL the Italian Disney VHS openings/closings I can find on YouTube...

Le avventure di Bianca e Bernie / The Rescuers
1991 VHS Closing

Cenerentola / Cinderella
1992 VHS

Il Libro della Giungla / The Jungle Book
1993 VHS

La Bella e la Bestia / Beauty and the Beast
1993 VHS

{to be updated}

'Robin Hood' on Television

Last December, the very release that launched the Classics line had turned 30. The very film that started the line was Robin Hood...

Monday, September 21, 2015

Updated Custom Disney VHS Covers Post

Last year, I began designing covers for Disney animated films. Covers that would make them fit alongside the Walt Disney Classics series that Walt Disney Home Video launched in 1984, the very line that brought many of the animated classics to home media for the first time...

Friday, February 13, 2015

WDHV '92

Since a certain Disney animated film just hit Blu-ray recently, I figured I'd look at a series of title cards Walt Disney Home Video used in the early 1990s...