It’s classic animation at its best with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s (WBHE) Blu-ray™ release of Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 3. Available now, the latest installment of WBHE’s Looney Tunes Platinum Collection showcases 50 all-time favorite cartoon shorts, which have been digitally remastered and restored for superior picture, and sound quality. Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 3 retails for $44.98 SRP.
Let the good times roll! Some of the greatest Looney Tunes cartoons are released together for the first time on Blu-ray™. This collection showcases some of the best and most enduring theatrical shorts from the 1930s, ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s, including works by some of the most renowned directors in animation history such as Chuck Jones, Friz Freleng, Bob Clampett, Robert McKimson and others. The featured lineup includes a delightful mix of everyone’s favorite characters including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety & Sylvester, Wile E. Coyote, Foghorn Leghorn and many more. This collection includes the all-new documentary, “That’s All Folks! Tales from Termite Terrace,” plus a 12-page booklet with rare images compiled by animation historian Jerry Beck.
Disc one of Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 3 offers a collection of 25 classic shorts devoted to everyone’s favorite carrot-crunching, “wascally wabbit,” Bugs Bunny, as he faces off against the likes of Elmer Fudd, Yosemite Sam and Wile E. Coyote. This disc features an Academy Award®-winning short titled Knighty Knight Bugs, in which a medieval Bugs Bunny trades blows with Yosemite Sam and his fire-breathing dragon. Also featured on this disc are two Academy Award®-nominated shorts, Hiawatha’s Rabbit Hunt and Pigs in a Polka. Disc one includes featurettes, select commentaries and alternative audio tracks.
Disc two showcases an all-star collection of shorts from favorite Looney Tunes characters including Sylvester & Tweety, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Speedy Gonzalez, Foghorn Leghorn among several other fan favorite characters. This disc features eight Academy Award®-nominated shorts, Swooner Crooner, Life with Feathers, Sandy Claws, Mouse and Garden, Walky Talky Hawky, Rhapsody in Rivets, High Note and Nelly’s Folly. In the Academy Award®-winning short, Birds Anonymous, Sylvester joins a “Birds Anonymous” group in an effort to stop chasing Tweety. Disc two also includes featurettes, select commentaries and alternative audio tracks.
“It’s a treat to see these beloved Looney Tunes shorts after they’ve been restored, re-mastered and released on Blu-ray. It’s the way optimal cartoons were meant to be seen,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Vice President Family & Animation Marketing and Partner Brands. She added, “Our goal is to showcase a wide-ranging selection of shorts comprised of popular favorites along with some more rare animated content. This collection offers something for everyone!”
The collection is available now (Amazon) at your favorite stores and the complete run down of shorts and special features are after the jump.