Film #4 of my 100 Day Movie Marathon
What initially was just a simple, cheap, short, and ineffective release made simply to recover the financial losses of Fantasia ended up being something different entirely. Though not as artistically pleasing as Disney's previous three releases, Dumbo was still able to succeed as a heartwarming film about acceptance and finding one's unique talents, and was executed much strongly than the Elmer Elephant short I watched earlier.
Anyway, we all this story. Dumbo the elephant, delivered by Pooh the stork, is loved tremendously by his mother Mrs. Jumbo but bullied by the others because of his abnormally large ears. After an incident where his mother trying to protect her son leads so…