“a hip, witty twist to storybook classics” –Time Magazine
KOCH VISION SPINS GOLD WITH TWO NEW FAMILY-FRIENDLY DVDS FEATURING HAND-PICKED EPISODES FROM SHELLY DUVALL’S AWARD WINNING CHILDREN’S SERIES
FAERIE TALE THEATRE: TALES FROM THE BROTHERS GRIMM & FAERIE TALE THEATRE: FUNNY TALES
A-List Stars Include Jeff Bridges, Billy Crystal, Jeff Goldblum, Howie Mandel, Paul Reubens, Gena Rowlands, Ricky Schroder, Robin Williams and More!
Each of These Magical DVD Singles, Available February 10, is Priced to Add to Every Home Entertainment Library at $14.98SRP
Port Washington, NY– Based on the success and universal acclaim for the recent 8-disc boxed set release, SHELLEY DUVALL’S FAERIE TALE THEATRE, this February, KOCH Vision spins more fairy tale gold from the treasured ‘80s TV series with two new, specially-priced collections! FAERIE TALE THEATRE: TALES FROM THE BROTHERS GRIMM contains updated versions of the best-loved Grimm stories “Hansel & Gretel,” “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Rapunzel” and “Rumpelstiltskin. FAERIE TALE THEATRE: FUNNY TALES includes the episodes “The Frog Prince,” “Pinnochio,” “The Princess Who Had Never Laughed” and “The Three Little Pigs,” starring funny men Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Paul Reubens and Howie Mandel. These magical DVDs arrive February 10, and will each be available for $14.98SRP.
Children and parents alike will delight in seeing the transformation of A-list actors into fairy tale characters such as Robin Williams as the Frog Prince, Billy Crystal as Larry the Little Pig, Jeff Bridges as Rapunzel’s fair prince, Ellen Barkin as a melancholy princess, Joan Collins and Gena Rowlands as wicked witches, and Paul Reubens as Pinnochio.
The “Faerie Tale Theatre” television series originally aired on Showtime from 1982-1987 and was produced by actress Shelly Duvall (Popeye, The Shining). The star-powered, critically acclaimed series garnered multiple accolades including The Golden Ace Award – Excellence in Programming, Television Critics Award-Outstanding Achievement, George Foster Peabody Broadcasting Award and a prestigious Parents Choice Award.
TALES FROM THE BROTHERS GRIMM includes:
Hansel and Gretel (director: James Frawley) Starring: Joan Collins, Paul Dooley, Ricky Schroder
Little Red Riding Hood (director: Graeme Clifford) Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen
Rapunzel (director: Gilbert Cates) Starring: Jeff Bridges, Shelley Duvall, Gena Rowlands
Rumpelstiltskin (director: Emile Ardolino) Starring: Ned Beatty, Shelley Duvall, Herve Villechaize
FUNNY TALES includes:
Pinocchio (director: Peter Medak) Starring: James Coburn, Carl Reiner, Paul Reubens, Lainie Kazan
The Princess Who Had Never Laughed (director: Mark Cullingham) Starring: Ellen Barkin, Howard Hesseman, Howie Mandel, Barrie Ingham, Mary Woronov
The Tale of the Frog Prince (director: Eric Idle) Starring: Robin Williams, Teri Garr, Rene Auberjonois
The Three Little Pigs (director: Howard Storm) Starring: Billy Crystal, Jeff Goldblum, Valerie Perrine