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Title: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 30th Anniversary Commemorative Edition...
October 1, 1998

Title: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 30th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

Release Date: October 20

Price: US$14.98

Studio: MGM Home Entertainment

Synopsis: Digitally remastered but not redone, the classic kidflick starring a flying car and cute-as-buttons British children chugs its way back into retail 30 years after making its big-screen debut.

Advertising: national campaign covering TV, radio and print

Promotional Partners: FAO Schwarz, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Ball Park Franks

Title: NFL Hits: NFL Jams and NFL Hits: NFL Country

Release Date: October 20

Price: US$19.95

Studio: NFL Films

Distributor: PolyGram Video

Synopsis: Pairs NFL pros and hottest country and R&B artists singing contemporary hits.

Advertising: All media-Fox Sports Network, ESPN, DirecTV; ESPN Magazine and Sports Illustrated; national radio campaign covering leading stations in NFL markets and

Promotional Partners: Acclaim Entertainment, SI, Edge Gel

Title: Godzilla

Pre-book Date: October 1

Release Date: November 3

Price: TBA

Studio: Columbia TriStar Home Video

Synopsis: Boffo blockbuster about monster suffering from bad case of misanthropy.

Advertising: All media. Television-CBC, Global, YTV, Space Network, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, UPN, WB, USA, Lifetime, E!, MTV, VH1, TBS, TNT, CNN, ESPN, Gameshow Network, The Sci-Fi Channel and Cartoon Network

Promotional Partners: Duracell, AGFA Films

Title: Disney Sing Along Songs: Happy Haunting

Release Date: October 1

Price: US$12.99

Studio: Buena Vista Home Video

Synopsis: Halloween musical mixes live-action footage with CGI Mickey and Daffy Duck.

Advertising: Disney Channel, ABC

Promotions: US$5 mail-in giveaway with proof of purchase of three Disney Halloween videos

Title: Franklin’s Halloween

Release Date: Currently available

Price: US$12.95

Studio: Nelvana

Distributor: PolyGram Video

Synopsis: Franklin and friends have scary showdown at Mr. Mole’s haunted house.

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