'Song of the South,' 'Dumbo's' Jim Crow Scene Will Not Be on Disney+

Disney plans to open up its vault for Disney+ and release several classic films on the direct-to-consumer streaming service, but one title is staying locked away. 

There are no plans to make Song of the South available on the $7-per-month offering.

That is consistent with Disney's previous policy regarding the 1946 film, which has been criticized for its portrayal of African-Americans following the end of the Civil War. The film, which won a best original song Oscar for "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" and inspired the Disneyland ride Splash Mountain, has not been released on home video in the U.S.

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