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Pete's Dragon was re-issued on VHS in 1991, followed by more re-releases as a Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection title from 1994 through 1999.

Synopsis

1991 VHS

Disney's film magicians have created a heartwarming musical with something for everyone -- tender love songs, rousing dances, thrilling plot twists, and a loable animated dragon named Elliott! As the one and only friend of a young orphan named Pete, Elliott can also be a big problem. His knack for flying and disappearing at will continually gets Pete into trouble. But when the town tries to capture Elliott, the dragon's ability to breathe fire could well save the day in this enchanting magical mix of live-action and brilliant Disney animation!

1994-1999 VHS

A heartwarming musical adventure about the friendship between a young boy ans his invisble pet, Pete's Dragon casts a magical spell with thrilling plots twists and a delightful blend of live action and enchanting Disney animation! Pete, a young orphan, flees from his cruel guardians to a Maine fishing town with a loveable but michievous dragon named Elliott - his one true friend! Fortunately for Pete, they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora (Helen Reddy) and her father (Mickey Rooney). But Elliott's flair for flying and disappearing at will continually gets Pete into trouble. The adventure heats up when the townsfolk try to capture Elliott for thie own gain -- only to discover that a fire-breating dragon may be the only solution to an unexpected problem! Now you can capture Pete's Dragon for your very own when you bring home this wonderful Disney classic filled with memorable songs, rousing dances, and splendid storytelling!

Supplements

1991 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Red warning screens September 1984
2 Walt Disney Home Video logo August 1986
3 Pete's Dragon November 1977

1994 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens September 1991
2
  • Walt Disney Home Video logo
  • Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo
  • August 1986 (Version 1)
  • September 1994 (Version 2)
3 Trailer for The Brave Little Toaster August 1994
4 Feature Presentation Q4 1991
5 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 1994
5 Pete's Dragon November 1977

1994 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens September 1991
2 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo September 1994
3 Promo for the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection September 1994
4 Trailer for The Brave Little Toaster August 1994
5 Promo for the Walt Disney Family Film Collection October 1994
6 Feature Presentation Q4 1991
7 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 1994
8 Pete's Dragon November 1977

1995 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens September 1991
2 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection Classics logo September 1994
3 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo May 1995
4 Trailer for The Brave Little Toaster August 1994
5 Promo for the Walt Disney Family Film Collection October 1994
6 Feature Presentation January 1995
7 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 1994
8 Pete's Dragon November 1977

1996 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens September 1991
2 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo September 1994
3 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo December 1995
4 Walt Disney Family Film Collection promo Q2 1996
5 Video preview for Aladdin and the King of Thieves December 1995
6 Feature Presentation January 1995
7 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 1994
8 Pete's Dragon November 1977

1997 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens September 1991
2 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo September 1994
3 Trailer for Jungle 2 Jungle July 1997
4 Promo for Disney's Animated Storybook: 101 Dalmatians November 1996
5 Feature Presentation January 1995
6 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 1994
7 Pete's Dragon November 1977

1998 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens November 1997
2 Walt Disney Home Video logo November 1991
3 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo April 1998
4 Video preview for Melody Time January 1998
5 Video preview for The Spirit of Mickey January 1998
6 Trailer for The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars January 1998
7 Trailer for Kiki's Delivery Service March 1998
8 Feature Presentation January 1995
9 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 1994
10 Pete's Dragon November 1977

1999 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens November 1997
2 Walt Disney Home Video logo November 1991
3 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo June 1998
4 Trailer for Madeline: Lost in Paris January 1999
5 Feature Presentation Q4 1991
6 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo September 1994
7 Full Screen Format Disclaimer January 1994
8 Pete's Dragon November 1977


Advertised on:

1994 VHS

  1. All 9 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection titles from 1994-1996
  2. All Walt Disney Family Film Collection titles

1995 VHS

  1. A Goofy Movie (1995 VHS)
  2. Cinderella (1995 VHS)

1996 VHS

  1. Pocahontas (1996 VHS)
  2. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1996 VHS)
  3. All 9 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection titles from 1994-1996

1997 VHS

  1. Mary Poppins (1997-1999 VHS/DVD)

1998 VHS

  1. All 6 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection titles from 1997-1999
  2. Walt Disney Film Classics: The Don Knotts Collection
  3. Melody Time (1998 VHS)
  4. The Spirit of Mickey
  5. Lady and the Tramp (1998 VHS)
  6. 101 Dalmatians (1999 VHS)

Television broadcasts

Pete's Dragon once aired on the Disney Channel on April 15, 1994. It later rebroadcasted there a few times from November 12, 1995 to January 7, 1996, and more frequently from December 7, 1996 to February 6, 2000.

Websites

Official

Merchandising

  • VHS (Amazon.com)
  • VHS (Amazon.co.uk)

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