The Story of "Dumbo"
Clip: Season 27 Episode 8 | 2m 51s
Walt Disney's fourth animated feature film, "Dumbo" premiered on October 23, 1941. Watch an original interview with writer, Ron Suskind where he explains how a "simple story" like Dumbo can still pack an emotional punch by addressing the common theme of "yearning to be part of the main." "Walt Disney" premieres September 14 & 15 on PBS American Experience.
The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?
Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode. The full episode is still available for purchase through the "Buy Now" links.
Problems Playing Video?
Animator Floyd Norman shares his experiences working for Walt Disney. Premieres 9/14 & 15
Snow White was a reflection of American women during the 1930s. Premieres Sep. 14 & 15.
Composer Richard Sherman recalls working with Walt Disney. Premieres Sep. 14 & 15 on PBS
"The challenge is, Disney is both a person and a brand." Premieres Sep. 14 & 15 on PBS
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of Walt Disney. Premieres 9/14 & 9/15 on PBS.
Disneyland became a top destination for foreign dignitaries. Premieres 9/14 & 9/15 on PBS.
Walt Disney premieres September 14 & 15, 2015 9/8c. on PBS American Experience.