The Adventures of Milo and Otis

The Adventures of Milo and Otis on VHS. Movie starring the voices of Kyoko Koizumi, Soren Kragh-Jacobsen, Dudley Moore, Shigeru Tsuyuki. Directed by Masanori Hata. 1986.

The Adventures of Milo and Otis on VHS. Movie starring the voices of Kyôko Koizumi, Dudley Moore, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Shigeru Tsuyuki. Directed by Masanori Hata. 1986.

A curious kitten named Milo and his inseparable friend. a pug-nosed puppy named Otis, tumble through one exciting escapade after another in The Adventures of Milo and Otis, a heartwarming live-action film.

Milo and Otis start life together on a farm ad spend their days exploring the barnyard and the surrounding countryside. One day, the little feline is swept down a rushing river and Otis takes off in pursuit to rescue his friend, thus beginning a series of adventures.



Freaky Friday

Freaky Friday on VHS. Movie starring Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin, Dick Van Patten, Kaye Ballard, Ruth Buzzi. Directed by Gary Nelson. 1976.

Freaky Friday on VHS. Movie starring Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin, Dick Van Patten, Kaye Ballard, Ruth Buzzi. Directed by Gary Nelson. 1976.

From the VHS box cover:

It could only happen on Friday the 13th! That’s when the tomboyish Annabel (award winning actress Jodie Foster) switches bodies with her mother, Ellen — and suddenly finds herself responsible for running the household! And Ellen, now in her daughter’s body, faces the challenges of school, including a typing test, field-hockey practice and more!



Dumb And Dumber

Dumb And Dumber on VHS. Starring Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly, Teri Garr. Directed by Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly. 1994.

Dumb And Dumber on VHS. Starring Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly, Teri Garr. Directed by Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly. 1994.

From the VHS box:

For Harry And Lloyd Every Day Is A No-Brainer

Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels are too lame to live — and too dense to die — as a pair of deliriously dimwitted pals on a cross-country road-trip to return a briefcase full of cash to its rightful owner. Along the way they’ll confound cops, kidnappers and anyone and everyone who has the misfortune of crossing paths in this comic caper for every idiot in the family!







The Fool and the Flying Ship

The Fool and the Flying Ship on VHS video. Starring Robin Williams. Illustrations by Henrik Drescher. Based on a Russian Folk Tale. Adapted by Eric Metaxas. Directed by C.W. Rogers. 1991.

The Fool and the Flying Ship on VHS video. Starring Robin Williams. Illustrations by Henrik Drescher. Based on a Russian Folk Tale. Adapted by Eric Metaxas. Directed by C.W. Rogers. 1991.

From the VHS box cover:

Rabbit Ears Presents

Robin Williams’ menagerie of voices and The Klezmer Conservatory Band’s spirited melodies combine hilariously in this wacky retelling of a famous Russian folktale in which a country fool and his crew of superhuman “moujiks” unite to win the hand of the Tsar’s daughter.

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The Dream Is Alive

The Dream Is Alive on VHS. Starring Walter Cronkite, David Leestma, George Nelson, Sally Ride. Directed by Graeme Ferguson. 1985.

The Dream Is Alive on VHS. Starring Walter Cronkite, David Leestma, George Nelson, Sally Ride. Directed by Graeme Ferguson. 1985.

From the VHS box:

A Presentation Of The Smithsonian Institution’s National Air And Space Museum And Lockheed Corporation In Association With The National Aeronautics And Space Administration.

The Dream is Alive takes you into space alongside the astronauts on the space shuttle. Share with them the delights of zero gravity while working, eating and sleeping in orbit around the Earth. Float as never before over the towering Andes, the boot of Italy, Egypt and the Nile. Witness firsthand a tension-filled satellite capture and repair and the historic first spacewalk by an American woman.

The Dream is Alive was filmed in the IMAX format and exhibited in IMAX theaters worldwide. This video version is digitally mastered from original 70MM film elements with the sound components specially mixed and mastered to produce the highest quality Dolby Surround soundtrack.

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Jonathan Livingston Seagull on VHS. Starring James Franciscus, Juliet Mills, Philip Ahn, Hal Holbrook. From the book by Richard Bach. Directed by Hall Bartlett. 1973.

Jonathan Livingston Seagull on VHS. Starring James Franciscus, Juliet Mills, Philip Ahn, Hal Holbrook. From the book by Richard Bach. Directed by Hall Bartlett. 1973.

From the VHS box:

“You have the freedom to be yourself, your true self, here and now, and nothing can stand in your way.” Jonathan Livingston Seagull’s words, from the best-selling novel by Richard Bach, bring into sharp focus the intense and extraordinary determination of Jonathan, who envisions another world — one of love, understanding, achievement, hope and individuality. An evocative musical score by Neil Diamond is paramount to the film’s mood.

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Living Free

Living Free on VHS. Starring Nigel Davenport, Susan Hampshire, Geoffrey Keen. Based on the book by Joy Adamson. Directed by Jack Couffer. 1972.

Living Free on VHS. Starring Nigel Davenport, Susan Hampshire, Geoffrey Keen. Based on the book by Joy Adamson. Directed by Jack Couffer. 1972.

From the VHS box cover:

The heartwarming story of three lion cubs struggling to survive in one of nature’s most treacherous settings is brought to life in Living Free, the sequel to “Born Free.” Set against the spectacular backdrop of East Africa, this true adventure continues the story of Joy and George Adamson and “Elsa,” the lioness they once raised and set free. Elsa returns to the Adamsons because she is dying. Joy and George are then faced with a painful decision — should they shelter Elsa’s cubs from the dangers of the African wilds, or should they set them free? A touching story of dedication and courage, Living Free confronts the dilemma of letting go or holding on to what you love.

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