I am 48 yrs old and this is the very first movie I saw in a theater. Covid 19 is just the thin edge of the wedge. I need to let my grandson see this. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive, Uploaded by The film's song "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" won the 1947 Academy Award for Best Song, Title. Yes it shows white people owning black people as slaves but guess what....... it was set in a time where lots of white people owned black people as slaves (check your history books! I rarely see much racism in this at all. For those who hate it - I can certainly understand and mostly agree with why you do. Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. The Illuminati ring the bell (via News clips and sound bites on TV) and you go out and burn your cites and commit violent acts against others. Song of the South is a 1946 American live-action/animated musical film produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures, based on the Uncle Remus stories collected by Joel Chandler Harris. The only scene I think is racist is the tar baby scene but the book that inspires this film was written in 1880 and slavery was ok back then and they talk differently back then. Thank you, so much for making this available. The movie, executive produced by Lee, was shown at the American Black Film Festival on Wednesday night. The film depicts the character Uncle Remus, cheerfully relating to several children, including the film's protagonist, the folk tales of the adventures of anthropomorphic Br'er Rabbit and his enemies, Br'er Fox and Br'er Bear. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, bobby driscoll, james baskett, uncle remus, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. I'm gutted it was banned, I find it ridiculous! would it not be better to have a conversation then ban a lovely piece of art work. You label things as racist to fit your radical, pre-programed spin you spew out to the American people. I agree with dee k. I don get why they did ban this film. I can't begin to tell how much I've enjoyed watching this Disney animation...I'll be writing this review all night long. I will use this film to help me with my slavery test in History class. But “Son of the South” is not a cliched “white savior” tale, Alexander Brown assured a reluctant Lee when the two started talking about the project. I was born 02/09/1944. it was made in a different time but there is so much to learn . It's not just Disney being racist!) Yes it had a tar baby in, but it was a blob of tar wearing a coat and had a pair of buttons for eyes and a cork for a nose.... no resemblance to an actual person and more importantly NOT PORTRAYED TO BE AN ACTUAL PERSON! on February 6, 2016. Spike Lee not pleased with 'Green Book' Oscars win. Filmmaker Spike Lee, center, is on board as executive producer for "Son of the South," a movie set to filmed in Alabama. Every body needs a laughing place, like me. I grew up in different parts of the south and as such am very familiar with race relations in the area. I would have never imagined that both would be essentially banned from a majority of TV and film outlets later in my life. I can't believe several generations will be deprived of this classic. I thought it was a wonderful movie full of compassion. Zellner continued his activism throughout his adulthood — he’s 81 now — and was arrested 17 times in five years because of antiracism demonstrations. To me, Song Of The South featuring Uncle Remis....Is on the same level as Aesop's Fables. Can you do the right thing when you’re a grandson of a Klansman living in the South in the '60s? B'rer Rabbit is basically the best part of the movie alongside B'rer Fox and B'rer Bear and the songs are too Twitter needs to shur half the time about movies like this. THANK YOU for uploading!! It's something the Klansman told Zellner in real life, too, Alexander Brown confirmed. I have been looking most of my adult life for this movie. It’s “a film about a guy who’s actually saved by the civil rights movement,” Alexander Brown argued. ONLY losers, the uneducated, the brainwashed, the stupid, the unemployed Soros drones, and the pre-programed zombies of the Marxist Leftist occupational government who run our nation will think this is Racist. Looking at it now I can see both sides of the argument: (1) It was racist in context, (2) and the lives of the slaves were hard, but (3) they were mostly happy and cared for, and (4) that uncle Remus was exceptionally wise compared to others of his race, (5) and that all white landowners were self-centered and lived in big white houses. --- That movie brought many white folks to have compassion and love for the South and the slavery condition especially. We’re in this country all together,” the white director, who's a longtime friend of Zellner's, said. I believe that parental guidance should be provided, as this film shows a whitewashed, and idealized vision of slavery and plantations. Best film I ever saw. Spike Lee wasn't pleased with the Oscars 2019 best picture win, and he wasn't shy about it. I agree with some other reviewers, it is a gentle portrait of unseemly times. Uncle Remus I ❤ you and your stories of br'er rabbit!! I never thought that I would ever be able to view this film. I still own and treasure the Disney record set from Song of the South. will never understand why this film got banned. Extremely educational & I think Disney should do a updated version of these American Folklores. “You come to Birmingham, I’ll put a bullet in your head myself,” Zellner’s grandfather (played by Brian Dennehy) says in the movie. Get the best deals for song of the south movie at eBay.com. And it was such a good movie! I was born in 1941, so I was 5 years old when the movie was first shown. The lessons that were in this animation, are greatly in need for today's generation. It can be done again without the theme of slavery & black stereotypes. They may not be available anymore soon. Greatest song in a movie , original animation and a cast of wonderful characters, Back in the 1990's, when the Disney legacy placed alot of the featured films of animation on VHS, this was one of the animation collection I wished for purchase. The forces of "woke" censorship are working hard to obliterate all knowledge of this film. He has been bullied at school and I know this movie will brighten his spirit as it did mine when I was very young. People using big boy words they don't know the meaning of (cultural marxism? And ... well...Uncle Remus at least had respect and freedom or he wouldn't have been able to just pack up and leave. Why'd they have to ban it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I enjoyed singing these songs and knowing them by heart. The Daniel Tiger Movie: Won't You Be Our Neighbor? I am a American-Black "young’ish" Woman born & nurtured from a well established American-Black legacy that came from slavery. “Son of the South,” which is dedicated to Zellner’s “friend and mentor” (according to the end credits) late civil rights leader John Lewis, underscores a message of action with the real words of Rosa Parks (played by Sharonne Lanier) . And Other Forbidden Disney Stories, Disney's Sing-A-Long Songs - Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah [VHS] Volume 2, $0.00 with a Stingray Karaoke trial on Prime Video Channels, Brer Rabbit and the Wonderful Tar Baby, Told by Danny Glover, Music by Taj Mahal. Death … The Evil forces of Cultural Marxism and Socialist authoritarianism are trying to destroy our History, our Past and our collective Culture. There's nothing racist in it!!! Under the capable hands of Hattie McDaniel as aunt Tempy, James Basket as uncle Remus, Ernestine Wade as the maid and voice overs. These characters are a part of my childhood. When I was a small child back in the 1950s, I first saw this movie and "Dumbo" and loved them both. Idiots. First-time director Barry Alexander Brown, a longtime Spike Lee collaborator who edited the films “Do the Right Thing” and “BlacKkKlansman,” thinks the answer, in both instances, is about making a choice to do something.

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