Pinocchio Bluray Giveaway #PinocchioBluray

Now part of the Signature Walt Disney Collection, Walt Disney’s classic animated motion picture, Pinocchio, arrives in stores today, January 31st, 2017.

I’ve enjoyed watching the film again, now with my kids at home, and it comes with an amazing array of special bonus content to learn more about the enduring classic.

The Blu-ray offers a deeper look into film production, its characters, voices, music and more. Here is a list of the special content (Bonus materials vary by format). And don’t forget to check out the giveaway below!

The Blue Fairy - Pinocchio -
Disney Studio Artist, Blue Fairy cel, Paint on cellulose acetate and opaque watercolor on paper; collection of David Pacheco, (detail) © Disney

Pinocchio Blu-ray Bonus Extras

The Pinocchio Project

  • When You Wish Upon a Star – JR Aquino, Tanner Patrick and Alex G talk about their experiences recording a new, more modern version of the classic song.
  • Music Video: When You Wish Upon a Star

Walt’s Story Meetings: Pleasure Island

Pete Docter, Director of Inside Out, Up and Monsters Inc, along with historian J.B. Kaufman, give us deeper insight into the film’s Pleasure Island scenes. Through transcripts of story meetings preserved by the Walt Disney Archives, and story sketches from Disney’s Animation Research Library, we now know that the sequence was once called Boobyland. It once included a song called, “Three Cheers for Anything,” that didn’t make it to the film.

In Walt’s Words

Interviews, photos, and images of Walt during the production of Pinocchio. This documentary presents scenes from Walt Disney Studios and humorous anecdotes told by Walt himself.

Oswald The Lucky Rabbit in “Poor Papa”  cartoon.

Enjoy one of the first Oswald cartoons.

Classic Bonus Content

  • No Strings Attached: The Making of Pinocchio – A 59-minute documentary where animators and historians talk about the story, the animation, the models, and character development. Animators who created or supervised each character show us drawings and tell how they changed during the filming, including the cuckoo clocks and voices. 
Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket -
Disney Studio Artist, Pinocchio visual development, pencil on paper; collection of The Walt Disney Family Foundation, gift of Ron and Diane Miller, © Disney
  • Deleted Scenes – Three deleted scenes were found at the Animation Research Library and now you can watch them: Story of the Grandfather Tree, Starving in Belly of Whale and an Alternate ending.  3 scenes.
  • The Sweatbox – Walt Disney developed different techniques to make the animation work easier like the multiplane camera, storyboards, and the sweatbox. The sweatbox was a small projection room with no air conditioning, hence the name, where Walt and animators would review the projects (a series of still drawings in sequence) on the screen. 
  • Geppettos Then and Now – Enjoy this very entertaining video with toy makers and toy collectors from around the world, including thoughts about the future of toys.
  • Live Action Reference Footage – A rare video about a project developed at Disney Hyperion Studios in 1939, thought to be a training aid for new animators. 
  • Original trailers
Original Pinocchio Poster -
Pinocchio poster, printed ink on paper;
 collection of Tony Anselmo, © Disney
  • When You Wish Upon a Star – A pop music video by Meaghan Jette Martin

A Wish Come True, The History of Pinocchio

Review the production of Pinocchio in 9 minutes.

Storyboard-To-Film Final Comparison

A very interesting and entertaining 5-minute video showing a comparison between storyboards and scenes in the film. 

Song Selection

In this section, you can choose one songs from the film to enjoy over and over again.

Finally, as with all Disney movies, Pinocchio comes with audio and subtitles in English, Spanish and French.

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Win it!

To participate for your chance to win one (1) Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD of Pinocchio is easy. Just leave me a comment telling me your favorite part of the trailer below. That’s it! That is your required entry. Good luck! (If you are reading this post via email and can’t see the trailer, just click on the title of this post at the top of your email to go to the blog to see it, thanks)

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This giveaway will end on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 at 11:59 PST. No purchase necessary. Open to residents of the contiguous United States who are 18 years of age or older. The Winner will be randomly chosen and notified via email. Winner must respond to notification email within 72 hours or a new winner will be chosen. Void where prohibited. Please, no P.O. Boxes. Entries/Comments that do not follow the submission guidelines will be invalid.

Good luck!

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bernie wallace

I love when he seems shocked that his nose keeps growing.

Vikki Billings

My favorite part of the trailer is when he gets a nest and baby birds at the end of his nose.

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