To promote the release of Return to Never Land in theaters (February 15, 2002), a Special Edition DVD was released for this 1953 classic on February 12, also as announced in November 2001. It went into moratorium on January 31, 2003, with online sales continuing until Summer 2003, between July and August.

Synopsis

Let your dreams take flight as you experience this glorious Special Edition of Walt Disney's 14th animated masterpiece -- the magical story of the boy who never grows up - now fully restored and remastered for picture and sound that go above and beyond the film's original brilliance.

Your imagination will soar to new heights as you discover all the breathtaking wonders of Never Land, including previously unseen footage! Travel back in time and learn how this timeless tale came to be, in "The Peter Pan Story." Thrill to the all-new Audio Commentary hosted by Roy Disney, featuring Walt Disney and his veteran animators. Tour a virtual gallery and view rarely seen images of preliminary concept art, designs and storyboard drawings. Or, if it's pirate plunder you're after, hunt for hidden treasure throughout Never Land in a thrilling new game. Then, join in the fun with a "Following the Leader" sing-along!

Bursting with fantasy, adventure, memorable songs -- and pixie dust! -- Peter Pan defines Disney Magic, reminding us all again and again that childhood dreams live forever.

Supplements

VHS

Video Creation date
1 Blue warning screens May 30, 2000
2 Walt Disney Home Entertainment logo July 17, 2001
3 First trailer for Beauty and the Beast: Platinum Edition January 29, 2002
4 "Coming Soon To Own On Video & DVD" Bumper December 14, 1999
5 Video preview for Monsters, Inc. January 29, 2002
6 Trailer for 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure October 30, 2001
7 Trailer for The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (25th Anniversary Edition) November 6, 2001
8 "Now Available To Own On Video & DVD" Bumper December 14, 1999
9 Promo for Disney's American Legends February 12, 2002
10 Stay Tuned (Peter Pan) February 12, 2002
11 Feature Presentation November 27, 2001
12 Full Screen Format Disclaimer July 11, 2000
13 Peter Pan (restored version) February 12, 2002
14 "Coming Soon to Theaters" Bumper December 14, 1999
15 Trailer for Peter Pan: Return to Never Land January 15, 2002

Rare later copies contained these:

Video Creation date
1 Blue warning screens May 30, 2000
2 Walt Disney Home Entertainment logo July 17, 2001
3 First trailer for Beauty and the Beast: Platinum Edition January 29, 2002
4 "Coming Soon To Own On Video & DVD" Bumper December 14, 1999
5 Trailer for The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (25th Anniversary Edition) November 6, 2001
6 Video preview for Monsters, Inc. January 29, 2002
7 Trailer for 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure February 12, 2002
8 "Now Available To Own On Video & DVD" Bumper December 14, 1999
9 Promo for Disney's American Legends February 12, 2002
10 Stay Tuned (Peter Pan) February 12, 2002
11 Feature Presentation November 27, 2001
12 Full Screen Format Disclaimer July 11, 2000
13 Peter Pan (restored version) February 12, 2002
14 You Can Fly: The Making of Peter Pan March 3, 1998

DVD

Bonus material

  • "The Making of Peter Pan" featurette
  • Original 1952 theatrical promotional featurette "The Peter Pan Story"
  • Audio commentary
  • Exclusive look at Return to Never Land
  • Still frame gallery
  • "Following the Leader" Sing-Along
  • Interactive storybook "Peter's Playful Prank"
  • Pirate treasure hunt game
  • DVD-ROM

Chapters

  1. Opening Credits/"The Second Star to the Right"
  2. All This Has Happened Before...
  3. Nursery Games
  4. Nana Is Put Out for the Night
  5. Peter Pan Searches for His Shadow
  6. Wendy Meets Peter
  7. Michael and John Wake Up
  8. Peter Teaches the Children to Fly ("You Can Fly!")
  9. Off to Never Land!
  10. Never Land/"A Pirate's Life"
  11. A Close Shave for Captain Hook
  12. A Dream Come True
  13. "Following the Leader"
  14. The Boys Are Captured by the Indians
  15. Peter and Wendy at Mermaid Lagoon
  16. Captain Hook Captures Tiger Lily
  17. Peter's Prank
  18. A Codfish on a Hook
  19. A Setback for Captain Hook
  20. Smee Brings News of Trouble
  21. "What Makes the Red Man Red?"
  22. Captain Hook Tricks Tinker Bell
  23. Back at Hangman's Tree
  24. "Your Mother and Mine"
  25. "The Elegant Captain Hook"
  26. Tink Goes to Peter's Rescue
  27. The Pen or the Plank
  28. Peter Pan the Avenger
  29. The Final Showdown
  30. Captain Pan Sets Sail for London
  31. Back in the Nursery

Advertised on:

  1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar (September 11, 2001)
  2. The Book of Pooh: Fun With Friends (September 11, 2001)
  3. The Book of Pooh: Fun With Words (September 11, 2001)
  4. Dumbo (October 23, 2001)
  5. Whispers: An Elephant's Tale (October 23, 2001)
  6. Disney's Sing-Along Songs: The Twelve Days of Christmas (2001 VHS) (November 6, 2001)
  7. 101 Dalmatians Christmas (2001 VHS) (November 6, 2001)
  8. How the Toys Saved Christmas (2001 VHS) (November 6, 2001)
  9. Raymond Briggs' The Bear (2001 VHS) (November 6, 2001)
  10. Rolie Polie Olie: A Jingle Jangle Holiday (November 6, 2001)
  11. Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse (November 6, 2001)
  12. Recess Christmas: Miracle on Third Street (November 6, 2001)
  13. Santa Who (November 6, 2001)
  14. The Princess Diaries (December 18, 2001)
  15. Princess of Thieves (December 18, 2001)
  16. Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story (December 18, 2001)
  17. Disney's American Legends (February 12, 2002)

In Other Countries

Country of origin Release date
South Korea June 20, 2002
Japan May 23, 2003
United Kingdom June 18, 2001 (VHS)
March 18, 2002 (DVD)
Germany September 12, 2002
Australia March 20, 2002
France January 11, 2002

Television broadcasts

During the DVD's sales, Peter Pan aired on ABC on August 11, 2002.

Gallery

Videos

Peter_Pan_-_2002_Special_Edition_Trailer

Peter Pan - 2002 Special Edition Trailer

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