G | | Animation, Drama, Family
Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential.
One of Leonard Maltin's favorite films. He particularly considers the Pink Elephant sequence to be the most original and interesting sequence that he has ever seen put on film.
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 / And the mighty thunder crash / Ever faithful, ever true / ...
When Dumbo and Timothy awaken to find themselves in a tree, Timothy, upon looking down, notices that the trunk of the tree is relatively free of branches, with no pond below, but there is a fence nearby. But after he and Dumbo fall, they break through two branches and somehow land in a pond near the fence. And when Timothy looks back toward the tree, the broken branches are all on the other side of the tree.
The RKO logo is in gold on a blue background within a stylish gold border; all of this is on a red background.
The 2011 DVD and Blu-ray releases add the closing variant of the 2006 Walt Disney Pictures logo.
$1,600,000 (USA) (23 October 1941)
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