HFVS Weekly Giveaway: Shelly Duvall’s Faerie Tale Theatre DVD Collection

Shelly Duvall’s Faerie Tale Theatre (DVD: 7-Disc Collection)

Shelly Duvalls Faerie Tale Theatre 7-Disc (DVD) Collection

Shelly Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre 7-Disc (DVD) Collection


My family has always enjoyed Shelly Duvall’s Faerie Tale Theatre videos. The award-winning series originally broadcast on Showtime with twenty-six classic fairy tales (from the Brothers Grimm to Hans Christian Andersen) that featured Oscar, Tony and Emmy-winning talent. This star-powered, critically acclaimed series is an unparalleled treasury of every child’s best-loved tales of enchantment, adventure and wonder, and a video collection that I always feel comfortable sharing with my daughter.

We loved seeing Robin William as the Frog Prince, Billy Crystal as one of the Three Little Pigs; Bernadette Peters and Christopher Reeve as Sleeping Beauty and the Prince Charming; Carrie Fisher as Thumbelina; and a host of additional talent and classic stories.

Until now we’ve only been able to watch these performances on video and there are many we have missed, including the long lost “Grimm Party” episode. This month the complete collection will be release as a 7-disc-collection by Koch Vision. When I heard this I was THRILLED! They sent us a copy to review and offer as part of our weekly giveaway . We were delighted to find that the set also includes a lavish 112-page illustrated storybook and 3-in-1 card game.

I could gush on and on about this series. I just think it is great, wholesome entertainment for the entire family via classic fairy tales and talented directors and actors. It’s an excellent way to introduce your children to quality theatre, acting and traditional stories.


Your chance to win this complete 7-disc collection is as easy as 1-2-3 (4)! To win simply

  1. POST A COMMENT BELOW and be sure to tell us your
  2. NAME and where you
  3. LIVE (TOWN/STATE) PLEASE include your town and state to be eligible. We’ll randomly draw a winner from those who leave a comment (along with their name and town/state) and contact the winner via email, so be sure to leave an
  4. ACCURATE EMAIL (we never share your email address).

IT’S THAT SIMPLE! — Deadline is Wednesday, 09/17/08 @ 7pm (EST).


  • Cheryl Free of Fort Wayne, IN
  • Deb O. of Whately, MA
  • Carla Pullum of Palmdale, CA
  • Suzanne Vachet of Indianapolis, IN
  • on winning a copy of Bill Harley’s new DVD (click here to read more). They will receive a copy of Yes to Running.  Thanks for participating and please email us your mailing address (hilltownfamilies@gmail.com).

23 Comments on “HFVS Weekly Giveaway: Shelly Duvall’s Faerie Tale Theatre DVD Collection

  1. Northglenn, Colorado
    i use to watch these all the time with my brother and sisters. i LOVE these fairy tales. it would be great to watch these with my daughter and my family again.

  2. I loved this show growing up and I think my kids will too.
    nicole bowling
    corbin, ky

  3. I love Shelly Duvall and have heard so much about her farie tales! I really want them for the whole family. Bethesda, MD

  4. We have seen all of these stories and love them.
    Linda Foster
    Bangs, Texas

  5. OMG, I left out where I live! I live in Windham, NH, and used to drive out to Northampton when my daughter lived there to attend UMASS. I can’t wait to tell my children that a great show is available on DVD,

    Debra in Windham, NH

  6. This is one of my daughter’s favorite shows from her childhood. She and I were discussing Faerie Tale Theater, The Storyteller and Fraggle Rock last night, and she said how much she loved the Pied Piper and Thumbelina. Her (much) younger brother missed out on these fine programs, so owning the DVDs would be a great present for him.

  7. I watched all these shows when I was a child. I have been looking for them since I became pregnant with my first child almost 8 years ago. I now have 3 children that I would love to share my childhood memories with. My husband and I have made sure to share the movies and shows that we grew up with our children. We believe it is important to keep these memories alive. I hope to share these movies not only to my children but my grandchildren one day. Thank you for this opportunity!

    Jennifer in Wylie, Texas

  8. I was looking on a search to find out when this month this is being released. I have been waiting for a while now and am so excited to find this being given away here. I watched these when I was a kid and am so excited to share them with my girls. Scenes of many of these are etched in my memory. It’s so fun now, as an adult, to see them with fresh eyes and recognize all of the actors and actresses that I was pretty oblivious to back then. Thanks for the chance to win!

    Shannon in Newton, KS

  9. Hi,
    I stumbled in this website while checking out the prices for the Faerie Tale Theatre collection to buy for my 7-year old granddaughter. She’s a beautiful, happy little blond imp, very smart and loves science, has a wonderful imagination, high spirited and has the most prize-winning smile you’ve ever seen … it’s difficult to believe she’s autistic. I love your website, as it a treasure trove of cool and interesting things. I love the dinosaur section! I would love to win the Faerie Tale collection for this very special youngster, and help expand her world!
    Parma, Ohio

  10. This has always been one of my favorite childhood shows! “The Pied Piper of Hamelin” was always my favorite. I live in Goshen, IN.

  11. we have not seen these and my daughter would definitely enjoy watching. thanks for offering a chance to win them, and if we don’t we’ll check the library

  12. As the director of the Buckland Public Library, I would love to provide these DVDs to many, many Hilltown families — free of charge, for years to come!

  13. It has been so many years since I saw this show, I don’t remember ANY of it, but I know we watched it . . . and I’m curious to see it again!
    Conway, MA

  14. We would love to see this ! Even if we don’t win the set maybe the library has it ! Thanks for the info !
    Goshen, MA

  15. thank you for the work that you do. i have never seen any of these but i believe that my kids would love them. from leeds,ma.

  16. Love listening to your show.
    Best regards,
    Bob (Winston-Salem, NC)

  17. This sounds delightful. I am a nanny and should I win this DVD set I have a few other families I would share with. Jeanne (Cambridge MA)

  18. Oh my… when I was little I watched every single one of these. As a mama, I would love to have this collection for my kiddo. I had all but forgotten about them- till just this moment.
    Hatfield, MA

  19. This looks like a good one! If I do not win I’ll have to check it out at the library. Thanks for the recommendation and all the work you do Sienna. See you in the 13th!!
    Ashfield, MA

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