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Dumbo is an American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and premiered on October 23, 1941, by RKO Radio Pictures. Sound was recorded conventionally using the RCA System. One voice was synthesized using the Sonovox system, but it, too, was recorded using the RCA System.

Dumbo, the fourth animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, is based upon the storyline written by Helen Aberson and illustrated by Harold Pearl for the prototype of a novelty toy ("Roll-a-Book"). The main character is Jumbo Jr., a semi-anthropomorphic elephant who is cruelly nicknamed "Dumbo". He is ridiculed for his big ears, but in fact he is capable of flying by using his ears as wings. Throughout most of the film, his only true friend, aside from his mother, is the mouse, Timothy – a relationship parodying the stereotypical animosity between mice and elephants.

Dumbo was made to recoup the financial losses of Fantasia. It was a deliberate pursuit of simplicity and economy for the Disney studio, and at 64 minutes, it is one of Disney's shortest animated features.

Cast

Image Character 
Dumbo Dumbo
Timothy Q Timothy Q. Mouse
Mr Mr. Stork
Ringmaster Ringmaster
Mrs Mrs. Jumbo
Elephant Matriarch Elephant Matriarch
Prissy Elephant Prissy
Catty Elephant Catty
Giddy Elephant Giddy
Jim Crow Jim Crow
Fat Crow Fat Crow
Glasses Crow Glasses Crow
Straw Hat Crow Straw Hat Crow
Preacher Crow Preacher Crow
Casey Junior Casey Junior
Skinny Skinny
Clown 1 Clown 1
Clown 2 Clown 2
Clown 3 Clown 3
Clown 4 Clown 4
Clown 5 Clown 5
Dumbo Title Narrator