Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

DVD - 2008
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Disney interpretation of the classic fairytale of Princess Aurora and Prince Phillip.
Audience: Canadian Home Video Rating: G
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Walt Disney Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2008
Edition: Diamon ded
ISBN: 9780788877001
Branch Call Number: DVD KIDS SLEEPING
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty

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BrandonBlanchard
Sep 10, 2018

I LOVE the art style of this movie. However, and even though its the point of the character, having Aurora be comatose for the last third of the movie does take away from some of the suspense.

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XGirl
Aug 11, 2018

Hello, darlings! - This animated love story is one of Disney Studios' most enchanting of all.

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Open_Sesame
Mar 13, 2018

"Some Day My Prince Will Come".....

This beautiful, 1959, Technicolour, Disney adaptation of Charles Perrault's famous, 17th Century fairy tale features dazzling, story-book style animation that may actually surprise those accustomed to the softer style of the studio's other feature-length cartoons.

Nevertheless, Sleeping Beauty, in all of its splendour, is the last genre classic to be supervised by Walt Disney himself and belongs on any list of the best children's films (while having the added asset of being enjoyable for adults, as well).

This film is a real treat of fantasy, adventure and magic.

LiztheLibrarian Feb 14, 2018

My favorite Disney princess, the art in this movie is beautiful and the story of course is fantastic. Maleficent is also my favorite Disney villain.

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MT60
Nov 12, 2016

Saw as a child of 7 or 8. Re-watched as an adult of 64. Just delightful. This movie stands the test of time.

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mswrite
Feb 19, 2016

This animated film, upon its 1959 release, did not fare as well with movie audiences as Disney's previous classics. Reportedly this came as a great surprise and disappointment to Walt Disney who, as others have noted here, supervised its creation. (Meanwhile "101 Dalmatians," released just a couple of years later and featuring new animation techniques and a more modern look and sound, was much more popular--to Mr. Disney's great annoyance.)
Happily the gorgeously drawn and painted and wonderfully acted--in particular, Eleanor Audley's voice work as the haughty, elegant Maleficent is a standalone marvel, her villainy both slyly amusing and the stuff of childhood nightmares--"Sleeping Beauty" has grown steadily in audience appreciation and is now a perennial favorite.

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nancydrew
Jul 24, 2015

One of my fave Disney movies!!!
A great movie!

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willawilsonsabo
Jul 19, 2015

All our movies were brought back & checked in. I talked to your people that night. This has happened twice before.
Thank you.

Aka_Aka_Aka Feb 17, 2015

"Some Day My Prince Will Come".... (You think?)

This beautiful, 1959, Technicolor, Disney adaptation of Charles Perrault's famous, 17th Century fairy tale features dazzling, story-book style animation that may actually surprise those accustomed to the softer style of the studio's other feature-length cartoons.

Nevertheless, Sleeping Beauty, in all of its splendor, is the last genre classic to be supervised by Walt Disney himself and belongs on any list of the best children's films (while having the added asset of being enjoyable for adults, as well).

This film is a real treat of fantasy, adventure and magic.

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pnaduy
Feb 09, 2015

Without a boubt, the sleeping beauty story bring the kids to the wonderland.

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nancydrew
Jul 24, 2015

Maleficent: I really felt quite distressed at not receiving an invitation.
Merriweather: You weren't wanted.
Maleficent: Not wa--Oh, dear, what an awkward situation.

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