ABC Film Challenge – Oscar Nominations – O – Dumbo (1941) Movie Recommendation

This is under O because of Oliver Wallace Oscar win for Best Music.

Director: Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen

Writer: Joe Grant, Dick Huemer (Screenplay)

Starring: (Voice Talents) Herman Bing, Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher, Edward Brophy, Hall Johnson Choir, Cliff Edwards

Plot: Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential.

Runtime: 1 Hour 4 Minutes

Thoughts on Dumbo

ThoughtsDumbo is one of the most popular of all the animated movies out there, it might well be filled with questionable decisions that would never get past nowadays, but the deep down message about never fitting in for being different to the rest of the crowd. This isn’t going to be a review more of a recommendation, showing how animation was creative in the 1940s, giving the escape like not many other films would during the time.

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