‘Sword in the Stone,’ ‘Robin Hood,’ ‘Return to Never Land’ Among August Blu-ray Releases (UPDATED)

Ahead of any official announcements, multiple etailers have begun listing several Disney animated classics (and neo-classics) for a release date on Blu-ray of August 6, 2013. (NOTE: Return to Never Land has now been given an August 20 release date).

Amongst the releases scheduled are Return to Neverland Special Edition, Sword in the Stone 50th Anniversary Edition and Robin Hood 40th Anniversary Edition. No information on bonus features is currently available but we will update as it becomes available to us.

Also of note being listed for an August 6 release is the Disney Channel animated special, Pixie Hollow Games Pixie Party Edition.

NOTE: Image shown above is not official art for United States release / Source

UPDATE: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has confirmed a couple of the releases and provided details, offered below:

'Robin Hood' on Disney Blu-ray/DVDTo commemorate its 40th anniversary, Disney proudly presents the unforgettable animated classic Robin Hood on Blu-ray for the first time ever. Experience all the fun, thrills and celebrated music (Academy Award® Nominated Music for Best Original Song ‘Love’ in 1973) of this legendary adventure with perfect picture and sound!

Join Robin Hood, his trusted companion Little John and his hilarious band of Merry Men as they outfox greedy Prince John to save the good people of Nottingham. Dashing from one daring deed to the next, Robin won’t rest until he wins the hand of Maid Marian and restores King Richard to the throne. One of Disney’s most beloved movies is even better on Blu-ray Combo Pack!

Bonus Features: Deleted Storyline ‘Love Letters’ (NEW), Alternate Ending, ‘Oo-de-lally,’ Disney Sing-Along Song, Disney Song Selection, Robin Hood Storybook, Robin Hood Art Gallery, ‘Ye Olden Days’ Bonus Short & Sing Along with the Movie.

'The Sword on the Stone' on Disney Blu-ray/DVDDisney proudly presents the 50th anniversary edition of a spellbinding and beloved animated classic. Conjure up magical family fun with the humor, adventure and Academy Award®-nominated music (Best Score – Adaptation or Treatment, 1963) of The Sword In The Stone — now on Blu-ray Combo Pack for the first time ever!

Take an amazing journey with a young orphan named ‘Wart’ and the extraordinary wizard Merlin. According to legend, only someone with the purest character and inner strength can pull the enchanted sword from the stone and claim the throne of England. Armed with newfound confidence and the power of friendship, Wart discovers his destiny and learns the best magic is the kind you find inside yourself!

Bonus Features: New Alternative Opening: ‘Where Wart Meets Merlin’ plus all the original Classic DVD Release Bonus Features including Music and Magic: The Sherman Brothers, Sing-along with The Movie, All About Magic (excerpt), A Knight for a Day & Brave Little Tailor

'Return to Never Land' on Disney Blu-ray/DVD Combo PackLet your imagination soar as your favorite characters from Peter Pan, Disney’s classic adventure, Return to Never Land, available to own August 20, 2013. Now, for the first time through the magic of Blu-ray, experience all the thrilling action with digitally restored picture and spine-tingling high-definition sound!

Wendy’s very practical and no-nonsense daughter, Jane, begins the adventure of a lifetime when the infamous Captain Hook whisks her away to the enchanted island of Never Land. It’s up to Peter Pan, Tinker Bell and the Lost Boys to help Jane believe in faith, trust and pixie dust. With the first-ever Lost Girl at his side, will Peter Pan finally defeat Hook and his swashbuckling band of pirates?

Share the power of believing with your family in Return To Never Land — now more spectacular than ever on Disney Blu-ray. (No bonus features specified).

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