Disney's highly-anticipated new streaming service launched on Tuesday, and fans were quick to notice that a cultural depictions warning was included on some Disney's most classic titles, like "Dumbo" and "Lady and the Tramp."
The statement, "This program is presented as originally created. It may contain outdated cultural depictions," has been added to the end of some movie summaries in the description box when browsing content. Additionally, a tobacco usage warning has been added to a slew of titles including "Pinocchio," "Hercules" and "The Three Caballeros."
— Ernest Owens (@MrErnestOwens) November 12, 2019
One of the first things I noticed while looking around #DisneyPlus was "This program is presented as originally created. It may contain outdated cultural depictions." And I love that.
— Maskypi but SpOoKy (@Mattypi0225) November 12, 2019
These 11 movie titles all include the cultural disclaimer:
Mickey Mouse Club (1950’s)
Peter Pan (1953)
Lady and the Tramp (1955)
Davy Crockett – King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
Davy Crockett (1955)
Darby O Gill and the Little People (1959)
Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
The Jungle Book (1967)
The Aristocats (1970)
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