Sleeping Beauty came out on a Special Edition 2-disc DVD came out Fall of 2003. They are usually put in the vault within a year or two. Except for Disney-Pixar films when are all out of the Vault. Go figure!
Yes, but think of it this way...Originally Posted by Anders
Before the days of home video (and DVD) the films were re-introduced to each generation every couple of years. So this is how they continue to do this.
But here's food for thought -- they only do this in the States.