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Nic whats that photo about??
More like peter PANTS
It's been delayed in the UK until March 12th btw, and 3rd version? I don't think so, the only one I know of is a Limited Issue
Isn't this going to be the 3rd release of this?  Well I am waiting for the 2 Disc Editons of the Animated Version of "101 Dalmatians" & "Pinocchio"
I had the original Little Mermaid DVD and compared to the Platinum edition it was awful. S

And the guy b***hing about it on the nerd forum is watching it on a 106" screen "from 1.6 screen widths distance" (err compensating for something me thinks!) No bloody wonder it's "blurry".
And 1.6 whatever...if you're watching something on a screen that big you should be on the darkside of the moon if you didn't want things to look blurry.

Nicola's verdict: That guy needs a girlfriend.

Oh and "Call the Disney 1800 number"...MY ARSE. GET A LIFE!

See you set me off now.
Nic why would she kick herself? The new DVD for the mermaid wasnt all that good afterall.. I read it in the HTForum

The Little Mermaid 2-disc DVD proved to be very disappointing from an audio/videophile perspective. After years of waiting for the ultimate disc presentation, and after a series of DVD triumphs with other Disney classics like Bambi, Cinderella, and Lady and the Tramp, The Little Mermaid greets expectant viewers with a surprisingly lackluster video presentation and an egregiously molested 5.1 DEHT mix without any provision of the original mix whatsoever. Bonus material is the saving grace of this 2-disc offering, but sadly the actual feature-film leaves untold volumes to be desired. While I don’t expect that my critical review will impact Disney’s profits in any appreciable way, I do encourage my videophile/audiophile comrades to make their displeasure known. And even if you find yourself purchasing this disc for completionist reasons, to keep the kids happy, or because you already sold your old disc on ebay and don’t want to go without, there’s nothing to stop you from calling that little 1-800 number listed on the back of your DVD packaging to let Disney know how much it bothers you that they copped out with the image restoration and didn’t even bother to provide you with the original soundtrack to this very special film.

What's most alarming about the problems with the audio and video of The Little Mermaid is that the decisions that caused them could just as easily plague any HD Blu-ray release. 1080p and lossless audio won't fix the problems with the digital clean-up and tasteless 5.1 remix. The time to teach Disney about your expecations for presentations that remain faithful to the source is NOW. There probably won't be as many opportunities to repurchase this title again and again in successive HD formats. If Disney can't learn how to properly handle its film library in SD, the future of HD is looking grim.

NOT Recommended
UK release date: February 5th 2007
It was originally slated for 2009
It seems like that ebay poster just pulled the year 2009 out of his arse...hehe
it get's me down when eBay sellers trick people into thinking it's not going to be released for another 3 years
Not all people are geeks like us lot though so it is pretty easy to rip someone off. Did the same with The Little Mermaid when I found out it was being re-released. Bet she's kicking herself now. Ho-Ho-Ho.
thats why I thought nobody would buy it ^^^ talk about non-informed consumers
And this is why I sold mine! Mwuahahahahahahahaha
Peter Pan
First Time On 2-Disc DVD

Walt Disney’s
Platinum Edition

The Original Classic Soars As The Most Magical DVD Ever!

Flying Onto 2-Disc DVD March 6, 2007
Limited Time Only

BURBANK, Calif., September 29, 2006 – Walt Disney’s original classic Peter Pan, filled with fantasy
and the original Pixie Dust, defines the meaning of magic and teaches us to believe, making it the
essence and fabric of the Disney brand. Peter Pan soars to new heights for the first time ever in a 2-
disc Platinum Edition DVD. This classic film has undergone an extensive digital restoration and
features a new 5.1 Disney Enhanced Home Theater Mix. Join the Darling children – Wendy, John
and Michael as they fly with Peter Pan and Tinker Bell past the second star to the right and straight on
‘till morning to the enchanted world of Never Land. Their exciting adventures introduce them to
unforgettable characters including The Lost Boys, Captain Hook (the Original Jack Sparrow) and his
ship filled with swashbuckling pirates, and “Tic Toc” Croc.

Walt Disney’s Peter Pan Platinum Edition 2-disc DVD is filled with high-flying bonus features for all
ages including “Camp Never Land” - explore the world of Never Land with three all-new multi-level
games, a never-before-seen alternate opening beginning in Never Land instead of the Darling’s
home, a deleted song, “In Walt’s Words” – A new discovery! Walt Disney reveals in his own words
“Why I made Peter Pan”, “You Can Fly: The Making of Peter Pan” an exciting journey to discover how
the film was made, a sneak peek at the all-new Tinker Bell movie, and much more.

Bursting with fantasy, adventure, and pixie dust, Walt Disney’s original classic is a true treasure for
everyone. Peter Pan is a timeless classic from Disney’s Golden Age of animation. The film is one of
three to boast all nine of Walt’s famous “Nine Old Men” as Directing Animators, and is a revered
audience favorite. Peter Pan Platinum Edition 2-disc DVD will be available for a limited time only, on
Disney DVD for U.S. $29.99 (SRP) and Canada $36.99 (SRP) from Walt Disney Home Entertainment.

PETER PAN PLATINUM EDITION has undergone an extensive audio and picture digital restoration.
The 2-disc DVD features an all-new 5.1 Disney Enhanced Home Theater Mix, which provides stateof-
the art dramatic clarity of sound. The new digital restoration required a team of film, computer and
animation experts to apply cutting-edge technology.

All-New Digital Restoration With Enhanced Picture and Sound
• Camp Never Land Games - Explore Never Land With All-New Multi-Level Games
• Alternate Opening “The Peter Pan That Almost Was” – Experience the story beginning in
• Deleted Song
• In Walt’s Words – Why I Made Peter Pan – Details Walt Disney’s thoughts and experiences
from the first time he saw Peter Pan and how he instantly connected with this magical story
• Sneak Peek At The Upcoming Tinker Bell Movie
• You Can Fly: The Making of Peter Pan
• Peter’s Playful Prank DVD Story Book
• Magical Environment – Take Flight With Peter Pan Above the London Skyline in your own
• And Much More

Let your dreams take flight with Walt Disney’s Original Classic Peter Pan. Fantastic adventures await
the Darling children, Wendy, John and Michael, when Peter Pan, the hero of their stories, whisks
them away to the magical world of Never Land. After flying with Peter and his feisty sidekick Tinker
Bell past the “second star to the right and straight on till morning,” they explore the enchanted island
and Peter’s secret hideout with the Lost Boys and leap into high-flying battles with swashbuckling
pirates and the infamous Captain Hook!

Direct prebook: December 26, 2006
Distributor prebook: January 9, 2007
Suggested retail price: U.S. $29.99 (2-disc DVD). Canada $36.99 (2-disc DVD).
Feature run time: Approximately 77 minutes
Rated: “G.” Bonus materials not rated or subtitled, and subject to change.
Technical specifications may only apply to feature.
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1 enhanced for 4x3 screens – the aspect ratio in which the film was
originally created.
Sound: All-New 5.1 Disney Enhanced Home Theater Mix
Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
Languages: French, Spanish 5.1 audio tracks
Fastplay: Fastplay enabled