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Disney's Dumbo Title

Premiere Date:
October 23, 1941

Running Time:
64 Minutes

Rated: G

STORY LINE

A baby circus elephant is born with big ears, and named Dumbo. He and his mother suffer humiliation from the other circus elephants and the kids visiting the circus. Dumbo triumphs with he discovers his talent as a flying elephant with the help of a mouse named Timothy.

CAST

CHARACTER

VOICE TALENT

Dumbo

N/A

Mrs. Jumbo

N/A

Timothy Q. Mouse

Edward Brophy

Mr. Stork

Sterling Holloway

Jim Crow

Cliff Edwards

Crows

Jim Carmichael

Ringmaster

Herman Bing

Elephants

Verna Felton
Noreen Gammill
Dorothy Scott
Sarah Selby

Clown

Billy Bletcher

Skinny

Malcolm Hutton

Boys

Tony Neil
Harold Manley
Carles Stubbs

Narrator

John McLeish

Joe, Clown

Billy Sheets

Casey Jr.

Margaret Wright

CREW

Based on the book by Harold Perl and Helen Aberson.

DIRECTOR

 Ben Sharpsteen

PRODUCER

Walt Disney

STORY

Aurie Batteglia
Otto Englander
Joe Grant
Dick Huemer
Bill Peet
Joe Rinaldi
Webb Smith
Vernon Stallings

WRITER 

Don DaGradi

SONGS

Ned Washington
Frank Churchill
Oliver Wallace

ORCHESTRATOR

Edward H. Plumb

SINGER:
"Baby Mine"

Betty Noyes

SEQUENCE DIRECTORS

Samuel Armstrong
Art Babbit
Norman Ferguson
Wilfred Jackson
Bill Roberts

ANIMATOR DIRECTORS

Ward Kimball
Jack Kinney
John Lounsbery
Fred Moore
Wolfgang Reitherman
Bill Tytla

ANIMATORS

Walt Kelly

BACKGROUND PAINTER 

Claude Coats

CAST OF CHARACTER

Dumbo, Timothy Q. Mouse, Mr. Stork, Jim Crow, Crows,
Mrs. Jumbo, Ringmaster, Clowns, Boys, Skinny, Elephants, Casey Jr.

SONGS

"Baby Mine", "Pink Elephants on Parade",
"When I See an Elephant Fly"

Disney's Dumbo Home Video

Disney's Dumbo Home Video

Disney's Dumbo DVD

N/A

Disney's Dumbo Soundtrack

Disney's Dumbo Soundtrack

Home Video

Now Available

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 DVD

Now Available

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LaserDisc

Soundtrack

(Order)

The Disney DVD will include the following items: Digitally Remastered & Restored; Audio Commentary; Original Walt Disney TV Introduction; Celebrating "Dumbo" Featurette on the Origins and History of Dumbo; Animated Shorts: "Elmer Elephant" & "The Flying Mouse"; Sound Design - Excerpt from The Relucant Dragon; Storybook Read-Along; Art Gallery; DVD-ROM Content; Michael Crawford Music Video, "Baby Mine"; and Dumbo II Sneak Peek.

FAN SITE LINKS

Disney's "Dumbo" The Official Homepage

SPIN-OFFS

Walt Disney's Dumbo II

"Dumbo II":
Direct to Home Video and Disney DVD Sequel.
Now In Production.

Characters:
Dumbo, Timothy; Claude & Lolly (Twin Circus Bears):
Dot (Zebra); Godfry (Hippo); Penny (Ostrich)

Crew:
Director - Robert Ramirez; Producer - Jeannine Roussel;
Head of Story - Burny Mattinson

Dumbo 2 Characters

Quicktime Trailer: Click Here
More Information Link

 "Dumbo: A Lesson in Being Prepared":
educational film, released in September 1981.

"Dumbo Flying Elephants": Fantasyland attraction at Disneyland, opened August 16, 1955, remodeled in 1990. Fantasyland attaction in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, opened October 1, 1971, remodeled in 1993. A Tokyo Disneyland attraction opened April 15, 1983, and in Fantasyland at Disneyland Paris opened April 12, 1992.

"Dumbo's Circus": television series on
The Disney Channel. Premiered on May 6, 1985.

"Dumbo's Circus Parade": parade ran in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World from January 2 to December 21, 1979.

TRIVIA

Academy Award winner for Best Scoring and
was nominated for Best Song ("Baby Mine").

"Dumbo" was made for only $812,000.

The movie was rereleased in theaters in 1949, 1959, 1972, and 1976. It was shown on the Disney television series in 1955; it was released on video in 1981 and kept in release.

GALLERY

Early Dumbo Movie Poster Updated Dumbo Movie Poster