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Courtesy of Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
April 7, 2001

For a limited-time, pre-order The Muppet Movie and the Muppets Take Manhattan DVD's for 30% off.

On June 5, 2001 Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment will offer the following Classic Muppets adventures on DVD for the first time:

THE MUPPET MOVIE

* Featuring the Voices of Jim Henson as Kermit and Frank Oz as Miss Piggy
* Also Stars Charles Durning, Edgar Bergen, Milton Berle, Mel Brooks, James Coburn, Dom DeLuise, Elliott Gould, Bob Hope, Madeline Kahn, Carol Kane, Cloris Leachman, Steve Martin, Richard Pryor, Telly Savalas, Orson Welles and Paul Williams
* Nominated for Two 1980 Academy Awards: Best Original Score and Best Original Song

DVD Added Value Elements

* Jim Frawley's Camera Test
* Muppetisms from Kermit, Miss Piggy and Pepe
* Bonus Trailers

Synopsis

It's Hollywood or bust when a small frog in a small swamp hears about a big audition in Tinsel Town. Along the way, he meets a beautiful actress, Miss Piggy, a stand-up comedian, Fozzie Bear, and a whole troupe of talented friends who join Kermit as he heads West!

* Rated G
* Closed-Captioned
* Color
* Sound: Dolby 2-Channel, Dolby Digital 5.1 and Mono
* Format: Full Screen and Widescreen
* Approximate Length: 95 Minutes
* Languages: English, French and Spanish
* Subtitles: English, French and Spanish
* Trailers: "Muppets From Space," "Jumanji," "Buddy," "The Muppets Take Manhattan" (Home Video Trailer) and "The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland"
* SLP: $19.95
* DVD #05393
* UPC #0-43396-05393-9

THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN

* Featuring the Voices of Jim Henson as Kermit the Frog and Frank Oz as Miss Piggy
* Directed by Frank Oz
* Cameo Appearances by Joan Rivers, Gregory Hines, Linda Lavin, Art Carney, Dabney Coleman, James Coco, Brooke Shields, Liza Minnelli and Elliott Gould
* Nominated for the 1985 Academy Award for Best Original Song

DVD Added Value Elements

* Jim Henson Interview
* Muppetisms from Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Clown, Fozzie and Pepe
* Bonus Trailers

Synopsis

Fresh out of drama school, Kermit, Fozzie Bear and the entire cast of Kermit's musical --Manhattan Melodies--head for the Big Apple with plans to turn their small play into a big hit! But when no one in town will even meet with them, it's up to Kermit to believe hard enough for all of his friends that the show WILL go on!

* Rated G
* Closed-Captioned
* Color
* Sound: Mono
* Format: Full Screen and Widescreen
* Approximate Length: 94 Minutes
* Languages: English, French, Spanish and Portuguese
* Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai
* Trailers: "Muppets from Space," "The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland" and "Buddy"
* SLP: $19.95
* DVD #05616
* UPC #0-43396-05616-9

     
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