DUMBO (Theatrical Release USA 1941)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.6|5.0 Starsìììì

—terrific classic animated feature—despite being created in 1941 has lovely animation and a sweet, clean story.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


A baby elephant with exceptionally large ears is delivered by a stork to a circus elephant mother.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Directors Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, and John Elliotte for directing effort. Thank you to Producer Walt Disney for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: The Ringmaster (voice of Hermann Bing), Dumbo (Mel Blanc), Clown (voice of Billy Bletcher), Timothy Q. Mouse (voice of Edward Brophy), Crows (voice of Hall Johnson Choir), Jim Crow (voice of Cliff Edwards), The Elephant Matriarch/Mrs. Jumbo (voice of Verna Felton), Catty the Elephant (voice of Noreen Gammill), and Clown (voice of Eddie Holden).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. The movie seems as if there is a whole story that has not been finished. Despite this, what there is of the story is very good.

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