As announced on January 28, 1998, Melody Time was first released on VHS on June 2, 1998 for its 50th anniversary. It remained in stock until 2000.


In the grand tradition of Walt Disney's greatest musical classics, Melody Time, Disney's 10th animated masterpiece, is high-spirited blend of music, fun and fantasy.  An adventure in animation and storytelling, this genuine Disney treasure can now be enjoyed on video for the first time ever. Melody Time is a wondrous showcase of seven classic stories, each enhanced with great music and unforgettable characters.  Donald Duck -- an all-time Disney favorite-- puts on a display of jazzy antics as the star of "Blame It On The Samba."  Music becomes a real adventure for a busy bumble bee in "Bumble Boogie."  From the mischievous young tugboat in "Little Too," to the heroes of legend and myth in "Johnny Appleseed" and "Pecos Bill," this feast for the eyes and ears entertains with wit and charm. Now in celebration of its 50th anniversary, Melody Time has been taken from the vault and beautifully restored.  a timeless addition to your Disney video collection -- your whole family can enjoy this engaging and delightful Disney classic over and over.

VHS SupplementsEdit

1998 VHSEdit

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens September 1997
2 Walt Disney Home Video logo August 1986 (Version 1)
November 1991 (Version 2)
3 Trailer for The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars January 1998
4 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo April 1998
5 Trailer for The Spirit of Mickey January 1998
6 Video preview for The Black Cauldron February 1998 (Version 1)
May 1998 (Version 2)
7 Trailer for Kiki's Delivery Service March 1998 (Version 1)
May 1998 (Version 2)
8 Teaser trailer for The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
Trailer for The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
February 1998 (Version 1)
May 1998 (Version 2)
9 Commercial for Disney's Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra April 1998
10 Feature Presentation January 1995
11 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo September 1994
12 THX logo August 1995
13 Melody Time (restored version) April 1998

Advertised on:Edit

  1. Peter Pan (1998 VHS)
  2. That Darn Cat! (VHS/DVD)
  3. The Little Mermaid (1998 VHS)
  4. All 6 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection titles from 1997-1999
  5. Schoolhouse Rock: Money Rock (1998 VHS)
  6. Lady and the Tramp (1998 VHS)
  7. 101 Dalmatians (1999 VHS)

Television broadcastsEdit

Long before this VHS was released, Melody Time aired on the Disney Channel with no edits whatsoever from April 15 to May 20, 1989.


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