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The Many Adverntures of Winnie the pooh: Friendship Edition DVD Review

Classic Stories for Many Generations

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
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MPAA Rating: G
Age Range: 2 years and up
Genre: Children's animated
Runtime: Approx. 74 minutes

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: Friendship Edition - DVD Review

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh has been released on DVD before, but the Friendship Edition contains added bonus features to supplement the original stories. The three adventures were originally released in 1977 and comprised the first animated feature to be based on the timeless stories by A.A. Milne:

  • "Honey Tree": This tale introduces Winnie the Pooh and his characteristic "rumbly tummy." In the adorable song "Rumbly in My Tumbly," Pooh describes his love for honey as he makes the precarious attempt to procure some honey from a nearby bee nest. He also makes a visit to friend Rabbit and, after eating Rabbit's honey, finds himself very unfortunately stuck in Rabbit's doorway.
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  • "The Blustery Day": On a blustery day in the Hundred Acre Wood, Pooh goes to see his friend piglet who, being so tiny, is about to get blown away by the wind. As the blustery day turns into night, Pooh hears a strange noise and finds Tigger at his door. The next day brings more blusteriness and flooding, but the Hundred Acre friends help each other to weather the storm.
  • "Winnie the Pooh with Tigger Too!": Rabbit finds Tigger's incessant bouncing highly annoying, but he learns to appreciate Tigger for who he is. Later in the story, after bouncing up into a tree with Roo, Tigger is too scared to get down. The story narrator helps Tigger safely find his way back to the ground.
  • Bonus Feature Short "A Day for Eeyore": In this classic tale, Eeyore is extra gloomy because no one has remembered his birthday. He is touched when his friends bring him presents and have a party in his honor.
  • Charming animation, eloquent storytelling, and memorable songs make this DVD a classic that will be around for ages. The stories are a delightful animated presentation of children's literature at it's best.

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    The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: Friendship Edition - DVD Bonus Features

    - Bonus Episode of My Friends Tigger and Pooh

    - "The Story Behind the Masterpiece" Featurette: A look at the history behind the original Winnie the Pooh books and the connection to Walt Disney

    - Winnie the Pooh Theme Song Performed by Carly Simon: Carly Simon has become the musical voice of Winnie the Pooh. Her music has been featured in several recent releases.

    - 100 Acre Wood Challenge" Game

    - "Winnie the Pooh" Video Art Gallery: A beautiful visual look at the history of Winnie the Pooh

    - "Pooh's Shadow" Disney's Story Time: An animated story that allows kids to read along

    - "The Wonderful Thing about Tiggers" Sing-A-Long Song

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