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Dumbo (1941). "Did you ever see an elephant fly?"

Updated: Feb 14, 2020

One of Disney's original classics looked at through a modern lense. An interesting discussion on this short but packed animated feature. Check out our take on the original Dumbo from 1941.


Summary : Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential.

Directors: Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, John Elliotte

Writers: Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, Otto Englander, Bill Peet, Aurelius Battaglia, Joe Rinaldi, Vernon Stallings, Webb Smith, Helen Aberson, Harold Pearl.

Stars: Sterling Holloway, Edward Brophy, Herman Bing

Awards: Best Musical Score

Best Original Song - Baby Mine



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