Today In Disney History ~ August 3rd
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp is a 1990 animated adventure comedy fantasy film based on the animated television series DuckTales. Released by Walt Disney Pictures on August 3, 1990, it was the first animated feature released by Disney not to be part of the Disney animated features canon. It was also the first Disney animated film to be produced by Disney MovieToons.
Produced by the Walt Disney Television Animation satellite studios in France and Australia, the classic Donald Duck cartoon Dude Duck was shown before the film when it played in theaters.
The movie was released on VHS on March 15, 1991, followed by a Laserdisc release on April 26, 1991. On January 16, 2006, the region 1 DVD of DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp was released as an exclusive to the Disney Movie Club and the Disney Movie Rewards Program. The first release of the DVD to the general public was announced for January 13, 2015. Ahead of this, DVDs were available in Canada in October 2014, apparently as a Wal-Mart Exclusive. In addition, there was a DVD release also ahead of the general release date that was issued in the United States as a Wal-Mart Exclusive on October 14, 2014. Disney has given the DVD wide release in Europe and other parts of the world. The DVD release is in widescreen presentation (1.66:1) in region 1 and other countries. However, it is currently unknown whether the film will ever be released on Blu-ray or not.
The film is available to rent and purchase (including in HD) on iTunes.
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