Watch an original interview with writer, Ron Suskind, where he explains how a "simple story" like Dumbo can still pack an emotional punch because "we all yearn to be part of the main...to be like everyone else."
He was almost named Mortimer Mouse. How did Walt Disney and his team dream up the new animated star?
Although he was head of a successful film studio, at home, Walt Disney was just "dad" to his two daughters, Diane and Sharon.
Walt Disney had to come up with something "new and clever in animated cartoons" to save his Laugh-O-grams company.