DUMBO TWO-DISC 70TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION BLU-RAY / DVD COMBO PACK IN BLU-RAY PACKAGING
Dumbo Two-Disc 70th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack in Blu-ray Packaging
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Actors: Sterling Holloway, Edward Brophy, James Baskett, Herman Bing, Billy Bletcher Director: Ben Sharpsteen Rating: Features: AC-3, Animated, Color, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, Dubbed, Full Screen, Subtitled Running Time: 64 minutes Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1 Release Date: September 20, 2011 Theatrical Release Date: 1941 Studio: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
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For the first time ever, in celebration of this landmark film's 70th anniversary, experience the daring adventures of the world's only flying elephant with a dazzling all-new digital restoration and brilliant Disney enhanced high definition theatre mix sound. The inspirational tale of Dumbo, the courageous baby elephant who uses his sensational ears to soar to fame with the help of his clever best friend Timothy Q. Mouse, will thrill and delight audiences of all ages. And now, the award-winning music and empowering messages about friendship and belief in yourself reach new heights in this must-have Blu-ray high-definition presentation of Walt Disney s animated classic Dumbo!
A Disney "classic" that actually is a classic, Dumbo should be part of your video collection whether or not you have children. The storytelling was never as lean as in Dumbo, the songs rarely as haunting or just plain weird, the characters rarely so well defined. The film pits the "cold, cruel, heartless" world that can't accept abnormality against a plucky, and mute, hero. Jumbo Jr. Dumbo is a mean-spirited nickname is ostracized from the circus pack shortly after his delivery by the stork because of his big ears. His mother sticks up for him and is shackled. He's jeered by children an insightful scene has one boy poking fun at Dumbo's ears, even though the youngster's ears are also ungainly, used by the circus folk, and demoted to appearing with the clowns. Only the decent Timothy Q. Mouse looks out for the little guy. Concerns about the un-PC "Jim Crow" crows, who mock Dumbo with the wonderful "When I See an Elephant Fly," should be moderated by remembering that the crows are the only social group in the film who act kindly to the little outcast. If you don't mist up during the "Baby Mine" scene, you may be legally pronounced dead. --Keith Simanton