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* The beginning of the movie with the storks dropping the new babies off. Dumbo's mother is eagerly awaiting her baby's arrival, and is heartbroken into the next day when Dumbo doesn't come the first night.



** If that weren't sad enough, there's also [[https://www.movieposter.com/posters/archive/main/122/MPW-61120 this movie poster decipting the scene]], and shows all three characters (Dumbo, Mrs. Jumbo, and Timothy) crying.

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** If that weren't sad enough, there's also [[https://www.movieposter.com/posters/archive/main/122/MPW-61120 this movie poster decipting depicting the scene]], and shows all three characters (Dumbo, Mrs. Jumbo, and Timothy) crying.



* Dumbo crying after being humiliated by the clowns during a performance.
* The beginning of the movie with the storks dropping the new babies off. Dumbo's mother is eagerly awaiting her baby's arrival, and is heartbroken into the next day when Dumbo doesn't come the first night.

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* Dumbo crying after being humiliated by the clowns during a performance.
* The beginning of the movie with the storks dropping the new babies off. Dumbo's mother is eagerly awaiting her baby's arrival, and is heartbroken into the next day when Dumbo doesn't come the first night.
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* Right after Mrs Jumbo is locked, [[TheWoobie Dumbo]] comes over to the other elephants who [[KickTheDog block him out!]] They really deserved to be scared by Timothy!

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* Right after Mrs Jumbo is locked, [[TheWoobie Dumbo]] Dumbo comes over to the other elephants who [[KickTheDog block him out!]] They really deserved to be scared by Timothy!


* Dumbo crying after being humiliated by the clowns during a performance.

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* Dumbo crying after being humiliated by the clowns during a performance.performance.
* The beginning of the movie with the storks dropping the new babies off. Dumbo's mother is eagerly awaiting her baby's arrival, and is heartbroken into the next day when Dumbo doesn't come the first night.


* Before Dumbo's mother is locked away, everyone - the other elephants, the boys in the circus - laughs at and ridicules Dumbo for his ears. He's just a ''baby''. Plus the fact that he doesn't comprehend the jeering - being a baby, probably not even knowing what condescension and mocking and sadness is - and laughs along and wiggles his ears, and they laugh at him more...

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* Before Dumbo's mother is locked away, everyone - the other elephants, the crowd watching him trip over in the circus parade, the boys in the circus - laughs at and ridicules Dumbo for his ears. He's just a ''baby''. Plus the fact that he doesn't comprehend the jeering - being a baby, probably not even knowing what condescension and mocking and sadness is - and laughs along and wiggles his ears, and they laugh at him more...more...
** From Dumbo’s perspective, there’s no reason why his mother went all crazy and was taken away.


* Before Dumbo's mother is locked away, everyone - the other elephants, the boys in the circus - laughs at and ridicules Dumbo for his ears. He's just a ''baby''. Plus the fact that he doesn't comprehend the jeering - being a baby, probably not even knowing what condescension and mocking and sadness is - and laughs along and wiggles his ears, and they laugh at him more...

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* Before Dumbo's mother is locked away, everyone - the other elephants, the boys in the circus - laughs at and ridicules Dumbo for his ears. He's just a ''baby''. Plus the fact that he doesn't comprehend the jeering - being a baby, probably not even knowing what condescension and mocking and sadness is - and laughs along and wiggles his ears, and they laugh at him more...more...
* Dumbo crying after being humiliated by the clowns during a performance.


** It doesn't help that they mix Dumbo not being able to be with his mom with scenes of ''all the other baby animals'' being rocked to sleep by their mothers. Even Timothy sheds a SingleTear by this sight.

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** It doesn't help that they mix Dumbo not being able to be with his mom with scenes of ''all the other baby animals'' being rocked to sleep by their mothers. Even Timothy sheds a SingleTear by at this sight.


* The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CORf1liT9cE "Baby Mine" sequence,]] with Dumbo's mum barely able to reach her baby with her trunk through the bars of her tiny cage, is heartbreaking.

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* The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CORf1liT9cE "Baby Mine" sequence,]] with Dumbo's mum mother barely able to reach her baby with her trunk through the bars of her tiny cage, is heartbreaking.


** The end of the sequence, when Dumbo and his mother are forced to part ways, and hold onto each trunks until they can't anymore. He waves goodbye even as he's walking away, and she in turn races around to the other cage window so she can wave just a little longer.

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** The end of the sequence, when Dumbo and his mother are forced to part ways, and hold onto each other's trunks until they can't anymore. He waves goodbye even as he's walking away, and she in turn races around to the other cage window so she can wave just a little longer.


** The song takes on a whole new meaning when you consider that this movie was released only a couple months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. When America entered World War II, many children would end up relating to Dumbo; their fathers would all be off fighting in the war (many of them would be killed in action, and thus never come back to their families), and their mothers would be working in the factories to take their husbands' place, too busy to be at home with their children. Even children today,especially ones who have parents that are either in prison or have a job that takes them far away from home, can relate to this scene and the song.

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** The song takes on a whole new meaning when you consider that this movie was released only a couple months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. When America entered World War II, many children would end up relating to Dumbo; their fathers would all be off fighting in the war (many of them would be killed in action, and thus never come back to their families), and their mothers would be working in the factories to take their husbands' place, too busy to be at home with their children. Even children today,especially today, especially ones who have parents that are either in prison or have a job that takes them far away from home, can relate to this scene and the song.


** The song takes on a whole new meaning when you consider that this movie was released only a couple months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. When America entered World War II, many children would end up relating to Dumbo; their fathers would all be off fighting in the war (many of them would be killed in action, and thus never come back to their families), and their mothers would be working in the factories to take their husbands' place, too busy to be at home with their children. Even children today, who have parents that are either in prison or have a job that takes them far away from home, can relate to this song.

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** The song takes on a whole new meaning when you consider that this movie was released only a couple months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. When America entered World War II, many children would end up relating to Dumbo; their fathers would all be off fighting in the war (many of them would be killed in action, and thus never come back to their families), and their mothers would be working in the factories to take their husbands' place, too busy to be at home with their children. Even children today, today,especially ones who have parents that are either in prison or have a job that takes them far away from home, can relate to this scene and the song.


** The song takes on a whole new meaning when you consider that this movie was released only a couple months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. When America entered World War II, many children would end up relating to Dumbo; their fathers would all be off fighting in the war (many of them would be killed in action, and thus never come back home), and their mothers would be working in the factories to take their husbands' place, too busy to be at home with their children. Even children today, who have parents that are either in prison or have a job that takes them far away from home, can relate to this song.

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** The song takes on a whole new meaning when you consider that this movie was released only a couple months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. When America entered World War II, many children would end up relating to Dumbo; their fathers would all be off fighting in the war (many of them would be killed in action, and thus never come back home), to their families), and their mothers would be working in the factories to take their husbands' place, too busy to be at home with their children. Even children today, who have parents that are either in prison or have a job that takes them far away from home, can relate to this song.

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** The song takes on a whole new meaning when you consider that this movie was released only a couple months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. When America entered World War II, many children would end up relating to Dumbo; their fathers would all be off fighting in the war (many of them would be killed in action, and thus never come back home), and their mothers would be working in the factories to take their husbands' place, too busy to be at home with their children. Even children today, who have parents that are either in prison or have a job that takes them far away from home, can relate to this song.


** There's also [[https://www.movieposter.com/posters/archive/main/122/MPW-61120 this movie poster decipting the scene]], and shows all three characters (Dumbo, Mrs. Jumbo, and Timothy) crying.

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** There's If that weren't sad enough, there's also [[https://www.movieposter.com/posters/archive/main/122/MPW-61120 this movie poster decipting the scene]], and shows all three characters (Dumbo, Mrs. Jumbo, and Timothy) crying.

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*** Speaking of Timothy, ever wonder if he was probably thinking about his own mother at that moment?

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