(May 2, 2005 - Burbank, CA) – Get set for a fun-filled adventure comedy as Pippi Longstocking, one of the world’s most beloved and charming characters, debuts on DVD in her first animated movie August 2 from Warner Home Video. Featuring the voices of Catherine O’Hara ("A Mighty Wind," "Best in Show") and Dave Thomas ("Rat Race," "Brother Bear"), "Pippi Longstocking" will be available for $9.97 SRP. Orders are due June 28. Inspired by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren’s timeless books which have sold more than 80 million copies worldwide, "Pippi Longstocking" is the latest tale of Lindgren’s playful, magical title character whose adventures have delighted young readers, moviegoers and television fans for generations. "Pippi Longstocking," Lindgren’s most famous novel, was originally created to amuse her bedridden seven-year-old daughter. Published in 1945, the novel became an instant hit and has since been translated into 50 languages, won countless awards and spawned television series, movies and three sequels. With operations in 89 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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