The Jim Henson Company today announced that two films from the Company’s feature film library will be available for purchase and download on the iTunes Store beginning today, March 3rd, 2008.

The launch begins with the cult fan favorite The Dark Crystal and the David Bowie classic, Labyrinth. The Jim Henson Company has partnered with New Video, a leading digital aggregator of independent video content to bring these highly sought after films to the iTunes Store.

Through this new partnership between New Video and the Jim Henson Company, more titles from the Jim Henson library will be available on iTunes including the entire Fraggle Rock and Farscape television series.

The Dark Crystal – Original Theatrical Trailer:

Direct link via YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XN-tmO_3xFE

Labyrinth – Original Theatrical Trailer

Direct link via YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jp2BIoSKI7o

Nicole Goldman, The Jim Henson Company’s VP of Marketing and Publicity, said in the press release, “Both Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal have taken their place as honored and respected must-see fantasy classics and we are thrilled to offer them on iTunes.”

Source: The Jim Henson Company