History YMMV / Dumbo

27th Jun '16 12:37:04 PM NWolfman
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** "Baby Mine" isn't necessarily catchy, but it's certainly memorable.

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** "Baby Mine" isn't necessarily catchy, but it's certainly memorable.[[TearJerker memorable]].



** When asked about it, Floyd Norman, one of Disney's first Black animators, defended the characters as saying that they were never conceived as flat racist stereotypes so much as popular Black entertainers from the era, and that he personally never saw them as offensive.



** The circus starting out in Florida can be seen as this now that Disney World is there..

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** The circus starting out in Florida can be seen as this now that Disney World is there.. there.
26th Jun '16 1:24:10 AM annette12
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* OneSceneWonder: Jumbo's mother only says one line "Jumbo...Junior" while giving a name to her son.
** Also the Stork, who delivers Dumbo to her.
* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: The general reaction to the announcement of a live-action film. Certainly not helped by it being a ''HumanFocusedAdaptation''.

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* OneSceneWonder: Jumbo's mother only says one line "Jumbo...Junior" while giving a name to her son.
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son. Also the Stork, who delivers Dumbo to her.
* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: The general reaction to the announcement of a live-action film. Certainly not helped by it being a ''HumanFocusedAdaptation''.
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* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: The general reaction to the announcement of a live-action film. Certainly not helped by it being a ''HumanFocusedAdaptation''.
26th Jun '16 1:22:07 AM annette12
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* BaseBreakers: The Crows. Many modern viewers feel that they are a racist, stereotypical portrayal of African Americans (the fact that the leader is named Jim Crow does not help). Others point out that they are the only characters aside from Timothy who are sympathetic to Dumbo and help him and are portrayed as being very clever, a trait not shown in stereotypical African American characters.

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* BaseBreakers: BaseBreaker: The Crows. Many modern viewers feel that they are a racist, stereotypical portrayal of African Americans (the fact that the leader is named Jim Crow does not help). Others point out that they are the only characters aside from Timothy who are sympathetic to Dumbo and help him and are portrayed as being very clever, a trait not shown in stereotypical African American characters.
8th Jun '16 4:33:12 AM 06tele
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** Also the Stork, who delivers Dumbo to her.
21st May '16 6:53:35 PM Hedging
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* AdaptationDisplacement: Though it's not entirely Disney's fault. The movie was based on a really rare out-of-print picture book, and if there hadn't been a movie made of it, Dumbo probably would have been almost completely unheard of today.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: Though it's not entirely Disney's fault. The movie was based on a really rare out-of-print picture book, an extremely obscure and unnoticed children's book that was only in print very briefly, which Walt just happened to stumble upon at a bookstore and cost him only a couple bucks. In fact, if there hadn't been a movie Disney ''hadn't'' made an adaptation of it, chances are Dumbo probably would have been almost completely unheard of today.
9th Jan '16 5:25:52 PM Virodhi
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* ParvumOpus: Walt considered ''Dumbo'' to be this. If this was the worst of the first five films, that should say everything about their quality.
** MagnumOpus: A '''''VERY RARE''''' example of this and ParvumOpus being applied to the same film; this is considered to be one of the best Disney films on Rotten Tomatoes.
19th Dec '15 11:33:45 PM Youtubenut
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* SignatureScene: Pink Elephants on Parade.
26th Sep '15 6:18:47 PM maxwellsilver
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* EthnicScrappy: The crows, whom the protagonist meets after his infamous BigLippedAlligatorMoment nightmare. Though [[SpaceJews stereotypically "black"]] and led by a crow named Jim, [[FairForItsDay they're glad to take a fellow outcast]] [[{{Pun}} under their wing]] [[FairForItsDay and help him to get back at his oppressors]].

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* EthnicScrappy: The crows, whom the protagonist meets after his infamous BigLippedAlligatorMoment nightmare. Though [[SpaceJews stereotypically "black"]] and led by a crow named Jim, [[FairForItsDay they're glad to take a fellow outcast]] [[{{Pun}} outcast under their wing]] [[FairForItsDay wing and help him to get back at his oppressors]].oppressors.
15th Sep '15 11:22:10 PM BatmanKalEl
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* SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome: The movie has an "awesome'' (and a little intense) opening narration that seems like the opening to a WWII Air Force film (which coincidentally was taking place when this movie was made):
-->'''Narrator:''' (''we see a nothing but a stormy sky'') Through the snow and sleet and hail...through the blizzard, through the gale...through the wind and through the rain...over mountain, over plain...through the blinding lightning flash (''strike of lightning'')...and the mighty thunder ''crash''! (''strike of thunder'')...ever ''faithful'', ever ''true''...nothing stops him...'''HE'LL GET THROUGH!'''
(''we hear a propeller in the clouds….and it's revealed to just be a bunch of storks delivering babies'')
2nd Sep '15 6:45:16 PM jameygamer
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** MagnumOpus: A very rare example of this and ParvumOpus being applied to the same film; this is considered to be one of the best Disney films on Rotten Tomatoes.

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** MagnumOpus: A very rare '''''VERY RARE''''' example of this and ParvumOpus being applied to the same film; this is considered to be one of the best Disney films on Rotten Tomatoes.
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