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THE PINK PANTHER
CLASSIC CARTOON COLLECTION
The Bumbling Adventures Continue in a 9-Disc Set Of
The Original Cartoon Series on DVD January 27th
From MGM Home Entertainment
Los Angeles, CA - A madcap frolic of crime and fun, the Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection
slinks on to DVD January 27th from MGM Home Entertainment. MGM's third largest and broadest appealing film franchise is showcased in this must-have multi-disc set, which contains three cartoon collections not available individually of the original classic cartoon, "The Pink Panther
." Nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award® for Outstanding Entertainment in a Children's Series (1975), "The Pink Panther
" television series captured the hearts of audiences during its 1969 to 1979 run. The groundbreaking cartoons boasted a creative staff and crew of all-star artists who helped define the stylized "cool" of '60s and '70s animation, including directors Friz Freleng (co-creator of the animated "Pink Panther
"), Gerry Chiniquy ("Transformers
"), Robert McKimson ("Looney Tunes
") and George Singer ("The Bullwinkle Show
"), with scripts by John W. Dunn ("Daffy Duck's Quackbusters
"), among others.
The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection
includes the brilliant, Academy Award®-winning The Pink Phink
* as well as the only two cartoons, Sink Pink
and Pink Ice
, in which the mischievous feline speaks. In addition to the collection, six volumes of the classic cartoons will also be available individually and will include an e-Movie Cash™ certificate for the upcoming theatrical release of Pink Panther 2
. Each volume will have a suggested retail price of $14.98 U.S./$15.98 Canada. The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection
is available for the suggested retail price of $69.98 U.S./$99.98 Canada.
Nine Cartoon Classics:
- Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 1: Pranks in the Pink (158 min.)
- Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 2: Adventures in the Pink (155 min.)
- Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 3: Frolics in the Pink (158 min.)
- Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 4: Swinging in the Pink (171 min.)
- Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 5: The Ant and the Aardvark (111 min.)
- Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 6: The Inspector Vol. 1 (107 min.)
- Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 7: The Inspector Vol. 2 (119 min.)
- Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 8: Roland and Ratfink (119 min.)
- Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 9: Cartoons (119 min.)
About Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., through its operating subsidiaries, is actively engaged in the worldwide production and distribution of motion pictures, television programming, home video, interactive media, music and licensed merchandise. The company owns the world's largest library of modern films, comprising around 4,100 titles. Operating units include Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc., United Artists Films Inc., Ventanazul, MGM Television Entertainment Inc., MGM Networks Inc., MGM Domestic Networks LLC, MGM Distribution Co., MGM International Television Distribution Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment LLC, MGM ON STAGE, MGM Music, MGM Worldwide Digital Media, MGM Consumer Products and MGM Interactive. In addition, MGM has ownership interests in international TV channels reaching nearly 120 countries. MGM ownership is as follows: Providence Equity Partners (29%), TPG (21%), Sony Corporation of America (20%), Comcast (20%), DLJ Merchant Banking Partners (7%) and Quadrangle Group (3%). For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
A recognized global industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC (TCFHE) is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming on VHS, DVD and Blu-ray Disc (BD) as well as acquisitions and original productions. The company also releases all products around the globe for MGM Home Entertainment. Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce throughout the world. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC is a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company.
Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection
Price: $69.98 U.S. / $99.98 Canada
Street Date: January 27, 2009
Total Run Time: 1267 minutes