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2014-07-24 12:25:41

The garden of the villa is among the most spectacular and scenic examples of the Italian baroque FLORENCE, Italy, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Carlo Collodi spent his childhood at Villa Garzoni and its wonderful gardens, which are located in Collodi, Tuscany. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/697778-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/697778-b ) It is in these magical surroundings that Pinocchio, the world's...

2014-06-19 10:06:31

Association for Psychological Science A moral story that praises a character's honesty is more effective at getting young children to tell the truth than a story that emphasizes the negative repercussions of lying, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The findings suggest that stories such as "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" and "Pinocchio" may not be effective cautionary tales when it comes to inspiring honest...

2011-02-17 12:26:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Guillermo Del Toro and The Jim Henson Company have joined forces with Pathe to develop and produce a 3D stop motion animated version of PINOCCHIO based on the edition of Carlo Collodi's classic tale illustrated by Gris Grimly. Grimly will co-direct with Mark Gustafson (Animation Director on THE FANTASTIC MR. FOX). The team plans to move forward with production of the film later in 2011. In this new version of one of the world's best-loved...

2010-10-14 16:19:00

In the news release, Blumenthal and Pinocchio: Video Mocks Vietnam Service, According to Anthony LoFrisco, issued 14-Oct-2010 by Anthony LoFrisco over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the ninth paragraph, first sentence, should read "approximately 50,000 e-mail recipients" rather than "over 200,000 e-mail recipients" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Blumenthal and Pinocchio: Video Mocks Vietnam Service, According to Anthony LoFrisco...

2010-10-14 13:42:00

HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Anthony LoFrisco. Reacting to repeated instances of Connecticut Attorney General and Senatorial candidate Richard Blumenthal referring to his service as a Marine in Vietnam, a resident of Wilton, Conn., has built a website www.senatetruth.com exposing Richard Blumenthal, mocking his claims and has issued a statement calling them lies and asking if that, "is the limit to his character flaws." A video on...

2009-09-10 10:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (D23 Expo) -- Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (WDSHE) announced the launch of the new Diamond Collection today at the D23 Expo. Diamond Collection is the definitive collection of the Walt Disney Studios most historic and beloved animated classics that will debut on Blu-ray Hi-Def. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090910/LA73209) Beginning with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on October 6, the Diamond Collection...

2009-04-03 11:00:00

The First and 'Fairest One of All' Comes to Life as Never Before! Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Proudly Announces the Highly-Anticipated Hi-Def Debut of Walt Disney's Beloved Animated Classic Blu-ray(TM)+ DVD Combo Pack -- October 6, 2009 -- 7 Weeks Before Standard Definition DVD Release November 24 BURBANK, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (WDSHE) proudly announces the highly-anticipated, October 6 high definition debut of the most-acclaimed...

2009-03-03 21:15:00

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 Rare Showing of Original Pinocchio Art and New 'Disney View' Panels Painted for the Blu-ray Widescreen Format by Animation Artist Toby Bluth LOS ANGELES, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Toby Bluth, Disney animation artist WHAT: See rare original Pinocchio artwork from the Disney Animation Research Library in a gallery setting in honor of the March 10th Blu-ray and DVD release of Pinocchio: 70th Anniversary...

2008-08-28 06:00:49

By Brooks Barnes Walt Disney is dispatching Pinocchio, Snow White and a team of other characters into its effort to accelerate consumer adoption of next-generation DVD technology. Disney, like other media companies, is counting on high- definition Blu-ray discs - and companion technology that connects them to the Internet - to reinvigorate its highly profitable home entertainment business. But so far, Blu-ray players are selling more slowly than expected, apparently because people are not...


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