Uploaded on Nov 13, 2008
This is a brief history of logos that opened every Disney video and DVD.
1. Walt Disney Home Entertainment: This was an intro used to open Disney videos from 1978 to 1985. It was mostly used for featurettes like the Winnie the Pooh shorts.
2. The Classics: This intro was used as an opening for the Disney Animated Classics that were released on video from 1984 to 1987. Movies included in this series were Dumbo, Alice in Wonderland, Pinocchio, Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, Robin Hood and The Sword and the Stone.
3. Walt Disney Home Video: This intro was used to open various Disney videos. It started in 1986 and continued until who knows when.
4. Walt Disney Classics: This intro was used for a new series of videos that ran from 1988 to 1994. All Disney Animated Classics from the first series were rereleased in this series (except Sleeping Beauty). Also in this series was Cinderella, Bambi, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, The Jungle Book, The Rescuers Down Under, 101 Dalmatians, The Rescuers, Beauty and the Beast, The Great Mouse Detective, Aladdin and The Fox and the Hound.
5. Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection: This was another video series where all previous classics were rereleased (including Sleeping Beauty). Also in this series were Snow White, The Aristocats, Fun and Fancy Free, Melody Time, Ichabod and Mr. Toad, and all current Animated Classics from The Lion King to Tarzan. This was used from 1994 to 1999.
6. Walt Disney Home Video: This was just a brief intro used for Disney videos in the late 90's.
7. Walt Disney Home Entertainment: This was the current logo for Walt Disney Home Entertainment. It was used from 2001 on.
8. Disney DVD: This was the original Disney DVD intro used from 2003 to 2005.
9. Disney DVD: This is what the Disney DVD intro became in 2005, and it's the current one being used as of today.
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