Dumbo's mother, shackled to the wall, reaching through her bars to caress her crying baby - is there anything sadder? Ringling Bros. might have decided to retire its elephants, but countless elephants have experienced similar treatment at circuses around the world. It might seem easy to dismiss this film as an animated children's movie, but its humanizing portrayal of captive elephants is all too real.
2. "Lady and the Tramp"