Earlier this year it was rumored that the animated classic movie, Dumbo, was going to be edited when it was added to the new streaming service, Disney+.

The scene with the Crows was rumored to be the removed, due to its leader being called “Jim Crow”, which was a reference to the racist laws that allowed segregation until 1965. This scene also wasn’t recreated in the recent live action remake by Tim Burton.

However, this week, Disney+ launched in the Netherlands and when checked by multiple members of our Disney Plus group, the Crow scene was still in the movie. It also was never removed from the U.K. streaming service, DisneyLife.

So this should hopefully end the myth that the crow scene would be removed from Dumbo on Disney+.





Roger Palmer

Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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7 Comments

  1. An internet user September 15, 2019

    Other movies also hadn't had their scenes removed, can confirm that as I checked.

  2. Mr Derrick bowlin September 15, 2019

    Remove? That is just stupid I be seen dumbo like 100 times and Never thought it was racist

  3. Anon September 16, 2019

    So? I have nothing against any human, but erasing something just because it's questionable today is ridiculous. Hope is this any different than saying slavery didn't happen, or erasing it from history books. While you're at it, remove the smoking and drinking from old looney Toons and Disney movies. For a world that's trying to work its way toward tolerance, I swear this world is filled with intolerant cry babies. The squeaky wheel gets the grease

    1. Honest Yusuf September 18, 2019

      I am misanthrope, I have SO MUCH against humans! XD

  4. Honest Yusuf September 17, 2019

    Thank you, Whoopi Goldberg! :') I love you! :')

  5. Nicholas Segura October 26, 2019

    Any recent updates on this issue?

  6. Nicholas Segura October 26, 2019

    Any recent updates on this news about the crows?