Rent Dumbo (1941)

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"Dumbo" remains one of Disney's greatest full-length animated masterpieces - a heartwarming and inspirational tale overflowing with such memorable songs as "Casey Junior", "Baby Mine", and "When I See an Elephant Fly". When Mrs. Jumbo meets her tiny baby elephant, he's the talk of the circus. But with a pair of over sized ears, baby Dumbo is laughed at and ridiculed. With remarkable courage, and the help of his loyal friend Timothy Mouse, Dumbo overcomes all odds in a triumphant celebration of love and determination. The whole family will enjoy this timeless and touching story of the brave baby elephant with the big ears and an even bigger heart!
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Walt Disney
Voiced By:
Sterling Holloway, Edward Brophy, James Baskett, Herman Bing, Billy Bletcher, Jim Carmichael, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton, Noreen Gammill, Eddie Holden, Malcolm Hutton, Harold Manley, Tony Neil, Betty Noyes, Dorothy Scott, Sarah Selby, Billy Sheets, Nick Stewart, Chuck Stubbs, Margaret Wright
Narrated By:
John McLeish
Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, Otto Englander, Bill Peet, Aurelius Battaglia, Joe Rinaldi, Vernon Stallings, Webb Smith, Helen Aberson, Harold Pearl
Walt Disney, Ben Sharpsteen, Oliver Wallace, Ned Washington, Frank Churchill
Buena Vista
Anime & Animation, Children & Family, Music & Musicals, Kids’ TV

1947 Cannes Best Animation Design

1942 Oscar Best Music Original or Adaptation Musical Score

Release Date:
Run Time:
61 minutes
Catalan, English, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish
Bulgarian, English, English Hard of Hearing, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
  • Celebrating Dumbo - Original Documentary
  • Sing-a-Longs
  • The Flying Mouse Classic Cartoon
  • Storytime with Dumbo
  • Dumbo Art Gallery
  • 'Baby Mine' Music Video
Release Date:
Run Time:
64 minutes
Dutch, English, Italian, Spanish
Dutch, English, English Hard of Hearing, Italian, Spanish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
  • Bonus shorts: "The flying mouse" and "Elmer Elephant"
  • Disney view intro with James Coleman
  • Cine-explore
  • The world of baby Einstein
  • Learn how to take your favourite movies on the go
  • Taking flight: The making of Dumbo
  • The magic of Dumbo: A ride of passage
  • Deleted scene: A mouse's tale
  • Deleted song: Are a man or a mouse?

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His Heart is as Big as His Ears - Dumbo review by CR

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When I went to Disneyland paris, Dumbo the Flying Elephant was a ride I had no real interest in, but found myself surprisingly enjoying. And weirdly, the move it’s based on, Dumbo, has had pretty much the same affect on me.

There are two ESPECIALLY great scenes in this movie! Firstly, there’s the “Baby Mine” scene, where Dumbo and his mother are sharing what they believe to be their last experience together, even though they can’t see one other being on opposite sides of the wall. Not only is she locked up unjustly for just trying to defend her son from being bullied, but this scene captures the pure love between a parent and their child. He doesn’t need to earn anything, or help her escape or do anything grand. She loves him unconditionally, just the way he is, and makes sure her goodbye to him is a lasting one. By word, this scene really tugged at my heartstrings!

The other is the Elephants on Parade, when Dumbo and Timothy accidentally get drunk ad hallucinate the pink elephants. Whilst this scene doesn’t add anything to the story, what this brings to the table is an abundance of creativity. The animators must have had a ton of fun storyboarding the weird and wonderful ways one moment merges into the other with this scene, and the colour palette is beautifully illumines. It’s exactly what’s needed after such a sad moment between Dumbo and his mother.

There are two small problems that i have with the movie. One is that despite the pink elephant sequence, the animation does feel rather more basic than the previous films. It does its job alright and is certainly creative, but it doesn’t quite feel as smooth in the same way Pinocchio did. And, I will say I wish I saw more of Dumbo attempting to fly, because it’s something that only a part of the plot in the last third.

With that said, I was pleasantly surprised by Dumbo. I acknowledge it’s far from being their deepest or smartest movie, or even their prettiest. But, for a movie I was expecting just to be overly cute and silly, it did leave a bigger impact on me than I was expecting! It’s far from perfect, but for me, Dumbo soars way higher than what's expected!

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