Disney Plus adds content warning to ‘Dumbo’ other children’s classics

Disney Plus adds content warning to ‘Dumbo’ other children’s classics
Image: Screen grab from 'Fantasia' via Disney

[Ed. – Never too early to indoctrinate children into leftist political grievance mongering.]

Disney Plus has added a new content warning label on several classic animated movies, including “Peter Pan,” “Dumbo,” “Fantasia”  and “Lady and the Tramp.”

Last year, the streaming service added content warnings to content considered to have outdated depictions that appeared as a smaller text box on screen.

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The updated screen also offers a link to Disney.com/StoriesMatter, which includes a PSA and information on the impact of diverse storytelling on culture. The short video includes statements by a number of entertainment professionals, including Geena Davis, Gil Robertson, Gloria Calderón Kellett and Cristela Alonzo.

Disney’s actions reflect the entertainment industry’s reckoning with the racism inherent in content from previous decades. Other streaming sites have also made steps to acknowledge the negative portrayals of people of color in movies and shows on their services.

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