Netflix Instant adds Disney classics to streaming catalog

A current deal with the Walt Disney Company has already brought an assortment of Disney films and television applications to the Netflix Instant catalog, just in time for the extended days of Christmas break at home with the children. Many classic Disney photos are integrated in the mix, despite the fact that most of the offerings come from the studio's more recent productions. If you already have Netflix Immediate, here are a couple of of the much more classic Disney titles you can now uncover obtainable for streaming.

Disney's classic animated film, &quotDumbo" (1941), is now available on Netflix Instant.

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"Dumbo" (1941) - This tearjerker is a single of Disney's correct classics, although parents need to remember that very young kids may be overwhelmed by Dumbo's plight, specially when he is separated from his loving mother. The "Pink Elephants" song is also a potentially scary moment, though fans of the bizarre and surreal will locate it delightful. "Dumbo" won the Oscar for Ideal Scoring of a Musical Picture, and "Baby Mine" was nominated for Greatest Original Song.

"Alice in Wonderland" (1951) - Disney's adaptation of the Lewis Carroll classic attributes fantastic songs and vocal performances from Golden Age character actors like Ed Wynn, Sterling Holloway, and Richard Haydn. Memorable songs consist of "I am Late" and "The Unbirthday Song," which helped earn the film its nomination for Best Scoring of a Musical Picture.

"The Aristocats" (1970) - Phil Harris and Eva Gabor voice the leads in this tale of cats on the loose in Paris. Listen for George Lindsey, Pat Buttram, Nancy Kulp, Scatman Crothers, Sterling Holloway, and Thurl Ravenscroft in the massive cast of supporting characters. The swinging songs and feline characters make this a fun image, though it is much less popular nowadays than many of Disney's other animated films.

Other Disney films now on streaming contain "The Fox and the Hound" (1981), "The Excellent Mouse Detective" (1986), "The Rescuers Down Beneath" (1990), "Pocahontas" (1995), and "James and the Giant Peach" (1996), as effectively as the Disney-owned "The Muppet Film" (1979). A lot more Disney films need to Instant Snow turn into available on Netflix Instant in the future, as the deal negotiated among the two organizations requires complete effect.

Jennifer Garlen writes as the Huntsville and National Classic Motion pictures Examiner. Her book, "Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Films Worth Watching," is now accessible on Amazon and Barnes &