Bambi was announced for its 1997 VHS release on October 29, 1996, (the same day the 1996 VHS of Toy Story was released) with the first tapes printed in December 1996. Restored for its 55th anniversary, this VHS of Bambi was released on February 4, 1997 and was only available in most stores for at least 55 days, until March 31, 1997.
The VHS was the first Disney VHS release to be THX-certified.
Reflecting an age of innocence and a time of wonder, no film better captures the pure magic of Disney than "Bambi" -- the world's most endearing animated tale about the beauty of nature and the miracle of life. Nominated for three Academy Awards®*, this immortal blend of classic storytelling and unforgettable characters is most fondly remembered as Walt Disney's all-time favorite picture.' Fully restored to its original theatrical splendor, this digitally remastered video edition of "Bambi" can now take its place among your most cherished family keepsakes. Relive Disney's extraordinary movie masterpiece.
|1||Green warning screens (1991-1997)||September 7, 1991|
|2||Walt Disney Company intro + Join Us
for a Special Preview Bumper (1997-2000)
|February 4, 1997||Beau Weaver|
|3||Sneak preview of Hercules||November 27, 1996||Mark Elliott|
|4||Teaser trailer for George of the Jungle||November 27, 1996||Don LaFontaine|
|5||Walt Disney Company "Coming to Video" Bumper (1996-1997)||October 29, 1996||Beau Weaver|
|6||Video preview for The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Version 2)||February 4, 1997||Mark Elliott|
|7||Trailer for Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves||February 4, 1997||Mark Elliott|
|8||Disney Interactive Bumper (1996-1997)||October 29, 1996||Beau Weaver|
|9||Promo for The Hunchback of Notre Dame CD-ROM games||February 4, 1997||Eric Gordon|
|10||Stay Tuned After the Feature (Bambi)||February 4, 1997||Beau Weaver|
|11||"Feature Presentation" (1992-1999)||October 29, 1996||Beau Weaver|
|12||Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo (1994-1999)||October 28, 1994|
|13||THX logo (1995-2005)||February 4, 1997|
|14||Bambi (restored version)||October 21, 1996|
|15||Bambi: The Magic Behind the Masterpiece||February 4, 1997||Corey Burton|
- Toy Story (October 29, 1996)
- D3: The Mighty Ducks (January 21, 1997)
- Walt Disney Film Classics: The Hayley Mills Collection (February 4, 1997)
In Other Countries
|Country of origin||Release date|
|United Kingdom||March 1998|
|South Korea||May 22, 1998|
|Japan||March 19, 1999|
While the video was discontinuing, Bambi aired on the Disney Channel in this format from January 31 to April 27, 1998.
- http://www.disney.com/DisneyVideos/masterpiece/shelves/bambi (1997-1999)
- http://disney.go.com/disneyvideos/animatedfilms/bambi (2001-2004)