Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library
Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library

The Three Caballeros was the only package film of the six to remain available on VHS in 1987, while Fun and Fancy Free became a Disney Channel exclusive, joining Make Mine Music and The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, later joined by Saludos Amigos and Melody Time in 1989.

The Three Caballeros was also the only package film to appear in the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection in 1994, with sales lasting until 1997.

Synopsis

1987 VHS

Captivating music and a spectacular blend of animation and live-action create a dazzling south-of-the-border adventure! In this classic Disney full length feature, Donald Duck celebrates his birthday with his friends Joe Carioca and Panchito, opening a wondrous collection of gifts that evolve into musical journeys with a Latin American beat. A magical serape ride and the animated tales of "The Cold-Blooded Penguin", "Baia," and "The Flying Gauchito" add to the celebration in this brilliantly animated film.

1994 VHS

The incomparable Donald Duck stars in his greatest adventure in The Three Caballeros -- a dazzling blend of live action and classic Disney animation bursting with south-of-the-border sights and sounds! Donald's big birthday surprise, a wondrous collection of gifts, becomes his passport to a magical musical journey with friends Joe Carioca and Panchito. From the Antarctic to Brazil to Mexico, Donald dances and delights his way through a cascade of fiestas, fantasies and fireworks -- each stop full of cultural charm and sensational songs! Disney's upbeat Latin extravaganza is a stunning celebration of visual effects and delectable music -- fine-feathered fun for the whole family!

Supplements

1987 VHS

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1994 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens (1991-1997) September 7, 1991
2 Walt Disney Home Video logo (1986-2001)
Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo (1994-1999)
October 14, 1986 (Version 1)
October 28, 1994 (Version 2)
3 "Now Available on Videocassette" (1992-1995) August 13, 1993
4 Trailer for The Brave Little Toaster October 28, 1994
5 "Feature Presentation" (1992-1999) April 10, 1992
6 The Three Caballeros December 21, 1944

1994 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens (1991-1997) September 7, 1991
2 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo October 28, 1994
3 "Now on Videocassette" (1992-1999) October 28, 1994
4 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo October 28, 1994
5 Trailer for The Brave Little Toaster October 28, 1994
6 Walt Disney Family Film Collection promo October 28, 1994
7 "Feature Presentation" (1992-1999) April 10, 1992
8 The Three Caballeros December 21, 1944

1995 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens (1991-1997) September 7, 1991
2 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection Classics logo (1994-1999) October 28, 1994
3 "Now Available to Own on Videocassette" (1994-1998) October 19, 1994
4 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo September 6, 1995
5 Trailer for The Brave Little Toaster October 28, 1994
6 Walt Disney Family Film Collection promo October 28, 1994
7 "Feature Presentation" (1994-2000) October 19, 1994
8 The Three Caballeros December 21, 1944

1996 VHS

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens (1991-1997) September 7, 1991
2 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo (1994-1999) October 28, 1994
3 "Now Available on Videocassette" (1994-1999) October 19, 1994
4 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo February 28, 1996
5 Walt Disney Family Film Collection promo February 28, 1996
6 "Coming Soon to Own on Videocassette" (1994-1998) October 19, 1994
7 Video preview for Aladdin and the King of Thieves January 9, 1996
8 "Feature Presentation" (1994-2000) October 19, 1994
9 The Three Caballeros December 21, 1944

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

In Other Countries

Country of origin Release date
USA (Spanish dub) April 14, 1995

Television broadcasts

The Three Caballeros aired on the Disney Channel on June 21, 1994. It aired several more times through 1998, usually during the summer breaks.

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Preceded by
Lady and the Tramp (1987 VHS)
The Three Caballeros (1987-1996 VHS) Succeeded by
Cinderella (1988 VHS)