Song of the South

Film, Family and kids

Time Out says

A plantation in the Old South: young Bobby Driscoll learns of life through the stories of former slave Uncle Remus (James Baskett). This rather mushy combination of animation and live-action remains one of Disney's most controversial efforts. It contains magical graphic work - notably the standout 'Zip-a-Dee-Do-Dah' number - but racial stereotyping drew furious protests from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Hollywood's response? An honorary Oscar for Baskett.

By: TJ


Release details

94 mins

Cast and crew

Harve Foster, Wilfred Jackson
Dalton Raymond, Maurice Rapf, Morton Grant
Luana Patten
Bobby Driscoll
Ruth Warrick
James Baskett
Hattie McDaniel
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