- Rated: G
- Run Time: 1 hours, 23 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 10, 2006
- Originally Released: 1981
- Label: Walt Disney Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound - English, French, Spanish
- Additional Release Material:
- Featurette: Backstage Disney: "Passing The Baton" -- Golden Age Animators And The New Breed
- Shorts: Bonus Classic Shorts: "Lambert The Sheepish Lion"; "Lend A Paw."
- Interactive Features:
- Interactive Games: Forest Friendship Games
- Sing Along - "The Best of Friends" Sing Along
- Text/Photo Galleries:
- Stills/Photos: THE FOX AND THE HOUND" Art Gallery
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Richard Rich &
Ted Berman &
Corey Feldman &
Variety - 07/01/1981
"...A solid, beautifully crafted animated feature..."
New York Times - 07/10/1981
"...A pretty, relentlessly cheery, old-fashioned sort of Disney cartoon feature, chockfull of bouncy songs..."
Total Film - 06/01/2012
3 stars out of 5 -- "[Y]ounger viewers will warm to its critters....As Big Mama the owl, jazz crooner Pearl Bailey takes vocal honours."
Disney's enchanting tale of an unlikely friendship between a fox cub and a hound pup, released for the first time ever on video. Vocal talents include Pearl Bailey, Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Jack Albertson, Sandy Duncan, Corey Feldman, as well as Pat Buttram and Paul Winchell.
Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment:
The Fox And The Hound 25th Anniversary Edition
Featuring lovable characters, brilliant animation, and heartwarming messages, THE FOX AND THE HOUND is "Vintage Disney," raves The Washington Post. And now, Disney's classic tale about an unlikely friendship is a new transfer for a special 25th Anniversary Edition. When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and the object of his search is his best friend! With an all-new Forest Friendship Game, a DVD Storybook, a Sing-Along Song, and more, your family will want to share the fun and adventure in this special edition of THE FOX AND THE HOUND again and again!
In this classic, animated, Disney tale which teaches children, as well as adults, of all ages, about the importance of friendship and loyalty, a fox and a hound become unlikely companions and, even through adversity and separation, defend and protect one another.
Disney Film |
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- Theatrical release: July 10, 1981.
- THE FOX AND THE HOUND is the 24th full-length animated feature from Walt Disney Pictures.