2007 marks the 25th anniversry of "The Dark Crystal" (which first hit theaters in December 1982). To celebrate the occasion, The Jim Henson Company is planning a special DVD revisting of the film. "The Dark Crystal: 25th Anniversary Edition" DVD will be available on DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on August 14, 2007.
This special 2-disc anniversary edition features a new high definition film transfer, new audio commentary by Brian Froud, stylized new packaging, hours of previously unreleased footage from the Henson archives, "Reflections on The Dark Crystal" featurettes and much more. The discs' all-new series of featurettes entitled "Reflections on The Dark Crystal"; run over an hour in length and include all-new interviews with writers and performers behind the magic.
The Dark Crystal - 25th Anniversary Edition
• "The Dark Crystal" (2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen)
• English and Japanese Dolby-Digital 5.1 surround sound
• English, French and Japanese subtitles
• Feature-length audio commentary by Brian Froud
• "The World of Dark Crystal": The original 1982 making-of documentary
• Deleted Scenes
• Original Work Print Scenes
• Character Drawings & Designs
• "Reflections of the Dark Crystal": All-new behind-the-scenes documentaries that include rediscovered footage from the Henson archives and newly recorded interviews with the people who created The Dark Crystal (including David O’Dell, Dave Goelz, Katheryn Mullen, Brian Froud, Brian Henson, Jane Gootnick, Mira Velimorivic and others).
• ...and much more!
• Special lenticular packaging
• Release Date: August 14, 2007
• Suggested Retail Price: $24.99