'Pete's Dragon: 35th Anniversary Edition' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 12:00 PM PDT by

Take a high-def trip to Passamaquoddy when the 1977 family musical comes to Blu-ray in October!

In an early announcement to retailers, Disney will bring 'Pete's Dragon: 35th Anniversary Edition' to Blu-ray on October 2.

The Disney classic about an orphan who is befriended by a large green and purple dragon stars Helen Reddy, Mickey Rooney, Shelley Winters, Jim Dale, and Red Buttons and was nominated for two Oscars -- Best Original Score and Best Original Song (Reddy's "Candle in the Water").

Specs and supplements are still forthcoming, and suggested list price for the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack will be $29.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Pete's Dragon: 35th Anniversary Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under October 2.

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Pete's Dragon: 35th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray)
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