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Dumbo (1941)


Written by Tim Dirks

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Movie Title/Year and Scene Descriptions

Dumbo (1941)

In Disney's animated classic about a young flying elephant:

  • the scenes of Dumbo's loving relation with his mother Mrs. Jumbo after his delivery by a stork
  • their traumatic separation when his mother was caged and shackled and labeled as a 'mad elephant' when she had attacked a bratty boy who was tormenting him by pulling his large ears
"Baby Mine"
"Pink Elephants on Parade"
"When I See An Elephant Fly"
  • the touching scene of lonely Dumbo's brief visit with his confined mother and her comforting of the distressed young elephant by stroking him with her trunk extended from her large cage (and swinging him back and forth) during the song "Baby Mine"
  • the surrealistic "Pink Elephants on Parade" animation dance sequence
  • the sassy crows' song: "When I See An Elephant Fly"

Mrs. Jumbo with Dumbo

Mrs. Jumbo Enraged When Dumbo Teased


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