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Disney Releasing ‘Robin Hood 40th Anniversary Edition’ and ‘Sword in the Stone 50th Anniversary Edition’ on Blu-ray This August

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12 June 2013 No Comment

Two Disney film classics are celebrating big anniversaries with their release on Blu-ray this summer.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Disney animated classic Robin Hood and to commemorate this milestone the film will be released on Blu-ray for the first time .

In the film, Robin Hood and his trusted companion Little John along with the Merry Men outfox the greedy Prince John to save the people of Nottingham. Robin won’t rest until he wins the hand of Maid Marian and restores King Richard to the throne.

Another Disney classic, The Sword in the Stone, is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a first-ever release on Blu-ray. The film was nominated for the 1963 Academy Award for Best Score – Adaption or Treatment.

In the film, a young orphan named “Wart” takes an amazing journey with the wizard Merlin. According to legend, only someone with the purest character and inner strength can pull the enchanted sword from the stone and claim the throne of England. Wart discovers his destiny through the power of friendship and learns the best magic is the kind you find inside yourself.

Both films will be released on Blu-ray and Blu-ray combo packs on August 6. You can pre-order Robin Hood by clicking here. Pre-order The Sword in the Stone by clicking here.

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