Deliberate mistake: While the mouse is walking on Dumbo's trunk, there is a jump in the animation. He's facing Dumbo at one point, then all of the sudden he is in a different position and is facing the other way (this all occurring in the same shot). Look for it before the mouse says, "Dumbo, the great!"
Revealing mistake: When the elephants are making fun of Dumbo in the train caboose, Dumbo's mother pulls a pin which causes the stall door above the other elephants to fall. When the door bounces back up, you can see that the animators forgot to draw the elephants' heads and trunks and only their bodies are visible.
Ringmaster: Ladies and gentlemen! We will now present for your entertainment the most stupendous, magnificent, super-colossal spectacle! On this tiny, little, insignificant ball, we will construct for you a pyramid! Not of wood, not of stone.
Prissy: To hear him talk, you'd think he was going to do it.
Elephant Matriarch: The stuffed shirt.
Ringmaster: ...pyramid, of ponderous, pulsating, pulchritudinous pachyderms! I give you the elephants.
Trivia: The sequence with the multi-coloured elephants was based on an unused plan from Fantasia.
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