THE LITTLE MERMAID Giveaway – 30th Anniversary Signature Edition

When THE LITTLE MERMAID debuted in theaters in 1989, I was a college undergraduate taking a film studies class. The professor told us this was a new renaissance in Disney animation. When our first daughter was born in 1998, she latched onto THE LITTLE MERMAID as her favorite movie, and it ran on a near continuous loop in our home (we still have the VHS tape for memories). Now, for its 30th anniversary, the two-time Academy Award-winner (Best Original Score and Best Original Song “Under the Sea,” 1989) THE LITTLE MERMAID gets the Walt Disney Signature Edition Blu-ray treatment with never-before-seen special features and a sing-along mode (like you weren’t singing along already). We’ve partnered with Disney to giveaway a copy of THE LITTLE MERMAID to our readers. Use the rafflecopter widget below to enter, and download the printable activity sheets as well.

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THE LITTLE MERMAID is available now for the first time Digitally in HD, 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere, and on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Tuesday, February 26. To celebrate the release, click here to download this pack of Disney-designed activities for THE LITTLE MERMAID.


  • Sing-Along Mode – Sing along to the movie in this sing-along version of the film.
  • Alan Menken & the Leading Ladies Song – From the voice of a mermaid to the tunes of a muse, the music of Alan Menken has scored the soundtrack for some of Disney’s most iconic leading ladies. Join Alan, Jodi Benson (Ariel), Paige O’Hara (Belle), Judy Kuhn (Pocahontas Singing Voice), Lillias White (Calliope) and Donna Murphy (Mother Gothel) as we celebrate the music of their films in honor of the one that started it all … “The Little Mermaid.”  In this discussion, the ladies will share their memories of musically creating their characters with Alan, discuss what it means to be part of the Disney Princess/leading lady legacy and create new memories as they sing with Alan around a baby grand piano.
  • “What I Want From You…Is YOUR VOICE” – Enter the recording studio and get an inside look at the cast of “The Little Mermaid” in their original recording sessions.


  • Stories From Walt’s Office – Gadgets & Gizmos – Like Ariel, Walt Disney was a collector of many different things from miniatures to early mechanical characters that inspired the invention of audio-animatronics. We take a look at some the collections that Walt kept in his office in the third episode of this series.
  • #TreasuresUntold – Join Ruby Rose Turner and Olivia Sanabia from the Disney Channel Original Series “Coop and Cami Ask the World” as they take a deep dive to explore some hidden treasures and fun facts about Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.”
  • DCapella “Part of Your World” Music Video
  • Classic Bonus Features – revisit four exciting bonus features from previous releases including:
    • Deleted Character: Harold The Merman
    • Under The Scene: The Art Of Live Action Reference
    • Howard’s Lecture
    • Audio Commentary With Ron Clements, John Musker and Alan Menken

The Little Mermaid Blu-ray DVD


  • “Part of Your World” – A 30-Year Retrospective – Songwriter Alan Menken and Jodi Benson, the acting and singing voice of Ariel, sing the epitome of Disney “I Want” songs “Part of Your World” and discuss its impact since it was first heard 30 years ago.
  • Classic Bonus Features – Over 3 additional hours of previously released classic bonus features including Deleted Scenes, Easter Eggs, Music Videos and more!


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About Dave Parfitt

Married, father of two girls, and living in the heart of the Finger Lakes. I'm a runner with a PhD in neuroscience and a passion for travel.