“Song Of The South” Re-Release?

Song_of_south_poster“Song of the South” is a feature film produced by Walt Disney, released on November 12, 1946, by RKO Radio Pictures and based on the Uncle Remus cycle of stories by Joel Chandler Harris. The hit song from the film was “Zip-a-DEE-doo-dah“, which won the 1947 Academy Award for Best Song and is frequently used as part of Disney’s montage themes. The film inspired the Disney theme park ride Splash Mountain. The film has never been released in its entirety on home video in the USA because of content which Disney executives consider racially insensitive. This writer argues that Disney should relent and put out the whole film on DVD.

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