Walt Disney’s animated classic Lady and the Tramp will return to the big screen at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre for two weeks in February. The February 2-14 special engagement will offer moviegoers a Valentine’s Day treat while promoting the upcoming 50 Anniversary edition DVD of the beloved film about star-crossed canine lovers.
In addition to seeing a new, digitally restored Cinemascope version of the film, those who attend the Thursday, Feb. 2, opening night celebration will enjoy a panel discussion featuring comic legend Stan Freberg (who provided the voice of the Beaver in the film) and respected animators Andreas Deja and Eric Goldberg, among others. The event will start at 7 p.m. All shows during the engagement will offer a live appearance by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse.
Scheduled to hit retail on Feb. 28, the Lady and the Tramp limited, two-Disc special edition DVD will offer, never-before-seen deleted scenes, a newly discovered alternate storyboard version of the film and a making-of featurette complete with rare footage of Walt Disney. Interactive bonus materials will include a virtual board game and a virtual DVD-Rom adopt-your-own-puppy feature.
Tickets for the El Capitan screenings of the restored 1955 Lady and the Tramp are available at the box office by phone (1-800-DISNEY6), or online at www.elcapitantickets.com.