The most recent home video release of this movie is October 15, 2012. Here are some details…
Home Video Notes: Pete’s Dragon: 35th Anniversary Edition
Release Date: 16 October 2012
To celebrate its 35 Anniversary, Pete’s Dragon will be releasing on Blu-ray, as a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack.Bonus extras include:
- Great Value! Blu-ray + DVD!
- Brazzle Dazzle Effects: Behind Disney’s Movie Magic
- Deleted Storyboard Sequence: “Terminus & Hoagy Hunt Elliott”
- Original Song Concept: “Boo Bop Bopbop Bop (I Love You, Too)”
Pete’s Dragon: High Flying Edition
DVD Release Date: 18 August 2009
Pete’s Dragon flies onto DVD with scales of bonus features. Learn about the technical inventions that made it possible for an animated dragon to play with a child in a live-action movie in Brazzle Dazzle Effects: Disney’s Movie Magic (narrated by Sean Marshall, the star of Pete’s Dragon,). See the deleted storyboards for a sequence called Terminus & Hoagy Hunt Elliot. Hear the original song concept for Boo Bop Bopbop Bop -I Love You, Too.
Other bonus materials include:
- Original Demo Recordings (Audio Only) of Brazzle Dazzle Day and Every Little Piece, along with the deleted song The Greatest Star of All.
- Promotional Pop versions (Audio Only) of It’s Not Easy, Brazzle Dazzle Day and There’s Room For Everyone, along with the Academy Award nominee for Best Song, Candle On The Water.
- Disappearing Dragon Game: Where’s Elliot?
- Pete’s Dragon Art Galleries
- About Pete’s Dragon
- Disney Family Album
- The Plausible Impossible
- Lighthouse Keeping (a Donald Duck Animation)
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Other youngsters who have befriended dragon-like creatures can be found in The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep and Mee-shee The Water Giant. Don Bluth, the director of animation for this movie, went on to start his own company and produced The Secret of NIHM andAn American Tail.